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Here Every Step of the Way

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.

  • Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology

    From chest pain to cardiac transplant, our doctors are trained to diagnose and treat a spectrum of cardiac conditions that may be affecting you or your child.

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  • Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

    Our experienced team of pediatric heart surgeons perform more than 250 minimally invasive and traditional heart surgeries on babies and children each year.

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  • Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia

    Our specialists provide the highest quality comprehensive, multidisciplinary cardiac care for children with congenital and acquired heart disease.

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  • Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Medicine

    Experts in critical care medicine provide round the clock care to make sure your child comfortable. Your child benefits from a supportive environment nurturing their recovery.

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Meet Our Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center Leadership Team


How We Are Keeping Your Family Safe

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We are here to make sure your child gets the care they need. Our primary and specialty-care clinics and community-based practices, surgery centers and essential emergency care are open and ready to care for your child.


Conditions and Treatments

Our experts provide care and treatment for all congenital heart conditions including but not limited to:


Appointments and Referrals

Pediatric Cardiology

Pediatric Cardiac Surgery


Your Child's Appointment

Learn about some common procedures at the at the Blalock-Taussig-Thomas Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center, what makes us unique and what to expect when you visit us.


Pediatric Heart Surgery | Ruby's Story

At 6 months old, Ruby was diagnosed with a heart murmur, and a visit with pediatric cardiologist Joel Brenner confirmed that she had a hole in her heart. In summer 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, Ruby underwent successful open-heart surgery.

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Why Choose Johns Hopkins for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Care

We treat patients of all ages for congenital heart disease. Learn what makes us unique:

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Early Detection

Our expert team provides early detection and treatment for fetuses and newborns.

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Lifelong Care

Our heart center is unique because we provide continuous care from before birth to adulthood in one place.

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Innovative Treatment

We specialize in providing the most advanced treatments for children, from minimally invasive procedures to heart transplantation.

      US News & World Report: Best Children's Hospitals, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, 2021-22

      Nationally Ranked

      Named a Best Children’s Hospital 2021–22 by U.S. News & World Report.

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