Celebrating Our Heart Warriors
As Seen in Baltimore Magazine - Heart of a Warrior: Zeke’s Story
During a 22-week ultrasound appointment, Ashley Robinson’s doctors noticed something wasn’t right with her baby, Zeke’s, heart. Pediatric cardiologist William Ravekes revealed that her son had hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a condition in which the left side of the heart does not form correctly.
Pediatric Pacemaker: Ellie's Story
Diagnosed with long qt syndrome (LQTS), Ellie Frankenfield has been monitored remotely by cardiac care experts at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center since she was six months old. After being told that a pacemaker would be needed, Ellie and her mother traveled from North Carolina to Johns Hopkins for a pacemaker procedure.
Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization: Zach’s Story
With a diagnosis of tetralogy of fallot (TOF) and two surgeries by six-years-old, Zach McKinley was referred to Johns Hopkins Children’s Center's pediatric heart team for a cardiac catheterization procedure.
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Comprehensive Treatment for Congenital Heart Disease in Children and Adults
Our pediatric heart specialists provide advanced diagnosis and treatment for the youngest patients in the womb through adulthood in one place. From the first “blue baby” operation to modern minimally invasive procedures, our Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center delivers patient- and family-centered care based on the latest research and technology.