Cardiac Center

Hypertension and Vascular Evaluation Program

The Hypertension and Vascular Evaluation (HAVE) Program is a multidisciplinary collaboration between the Division of Nephrology and the Cardiac Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Our team of doctors and nurses evaluates children of all ages who have hypertension due to other significant medical conditions, such as renal insufficiency/failure, coarctation of the aorta and sickle cell disease. Our expertise in treating hypertension and vascular disease enables us to provide the very best care for your child. We work closely with your child’s primary healthcare team to coordinate care and ensure the best outcome possible.

Evaluation and testing

Your child will be evaluated in both the Nephrology and Cardiology clinics. Our team will tailor testing based on your child's condition, and it may include:

HAVE Program team

Your child's healthcare team consists of specialists in cardiology and nephrology, and includes:



Nurse practitioner

Program coordinator

Make an appointment

To make an appointment or to refer a patient, please call Michele Crane, Program Coordinator, at 215-590-0378 or contact us online

Learn more

Visit the Division of Nephrology website to learn more about the HAVE Program and our services.

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