We provide expert, comprehensive cardiac care to children and young adults with congenital heart conditions, serving families throughout the greater Tampa Bay area and beyond.
When your child is diagnosed with a heart condition, we know this brings uncertainty and questions. Your family needs an experienced team to support you through your child’s treatment and long-term care and development.
The team in the Heart Institute at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, provides the expert, compassionate care and support your family needs.
We care for children of all ages with the full range of congenital heart defects and other heart conditions. Our specialists throughout the Heart Institute work together to provide care that meets each patient’s unique needs while keeping the safety of our patients at the forefront.
Whatever your child’s condition, you’ll find a team of experts dedicated solely to caring for children with heart conditions. Our team has the experience and expertise to not only treat your child now, but the understanding of how heart conditions in children can impact them throughout their lives, providing care for your child into adulthood to help them thrive and reach their full potential.
Meet Our Team
Meet the specialists leading the Heart Institute, and all the experts who care for our patients.
Forward, Into Her Tomorrow.
Ananya had been diagnosed early in life with a rare form of cardiomyopathy, called left ventricular noncompaction cardiomyopathy (LVNC). Her heart condition had been stable for many years, but at the age of 6 she suddenly became very sick. In order to survive, Ananya had one option — a heart transplant.
Our Programs and Services
Children with heart conditions, common or complex, receive comprehensive care into adulthood from our cardiologists.
Pediatric Heart Surgery
For children who need surgery, our board-certified heart surgeons have deep experience in performing heart surgery to repair heart defects in children of all ages.
Fetal Heart Program
We perform fetal echocardiograms to diagnose your unborn baby’s heart disease and manage heart conditions before, during and after delivery.
Pediatric Heart Transplant
Children with congenital heart defects or acquired heart disease who need a heart transplant receive comprehensive care from our specialized team.
Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU)
The team in our dedicated CVICU cares for patients after heart surgery and others with heart conditions who need inpatient care.
Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia
Board-certified pediatric anesthesiologists with specialized cardiac training and experience provide anesthesia and sedation for heart surgery patients and those with heart conditions who are having non-cardiac surgery or studies at the hospital.
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For more information or to make an appointment, please give us a call at the phone number below. We serve families in the greater Tampa Bay area and beyond.
Read inspiring stories about our patients.
Pulmonary Atresia: Levi's Story
Born with a rare birth defect, Levi had a heart transplant when he was only a few weeks old. With care and treatment from a number of specialists at Johns Hopkins All Children’s, Levi is a happy child with multiple interests like riding his bike, dancing, cooking, pretending he’s a doctor and learning.
Heart Transplant: Maya’s Story
With expert, compassionate care from the Heart Institute team at Johns Hopkins All Children’s, Maya was up and moving shortly after surgery for a heart transplant, never losing her big smile and spirited personality.
Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA): Emmanuel’s Story
Born with critical heart defects, baby Emmanuel was just 7 months old when he was brought to Johns Hopkins All Children’s in need of advanced care. James Quintessenza, M.D., performed surgery that repaired his heart and prevented him from needing a transplant. Now Emmanuel can crawl and cruise on his own and loves playing with his big brother Miguel.
Congenital Long QT Syndrome: Millie’s Story
A mother and daughter share a rare genetic bond, and both have received care from the Heart Institute at Johns Hopkins All Children’s.