At the Cardiac Center, children with complex conditions who require heart surgery are cared for by the experts in our Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. The members of this world-renowned surgical team are pioneers in developing innovative surgical techniques, including improvements in heart-lung bypass and heart surgery. Our pediatric heart surgeons perform more than 1,000 cardiac and thoracic operations per year, with outcomes among the best.
Atrial Septal Defect: Jacob's Story
Jacob, 16, is able to play sports at a high level thanks to the team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where he had heart surgery three years ago.
Why Choose Us?
Patient outcomes at the Cardiac Center are among the best in the world, placing us in the top tier of pediatric cardiac programs.