The Division of Pediatric Cardiology has achieved extraordinary success in diagnosing and treating the most difficult and complex cardiac conditions in early pregnancy as well as in children and young adults.
As one of only three active pediatric heart transplant centers in New York State, our Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery program also provides support for very sick hearts in infants and older children.
We offer a complete range of diagnostic services, including:
- Pediatric, congenital and fetal echocardiography
- Cardiac MRI and CT with 3D modelling
- Exercise testing
- Holter monitoring
- Interventional Cardiology and Angiography
- Cardiovascular genetics
- Congenital cardiac MRI
Collaborative, Comprehensive Care
As part of an alliance in Pediatrics between Mount Sinai and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), we offer the newest treatments and patient and family-centric care for congenital, and acquired heart disease through joint expertise.
Our interdisciplinary team works closely with your referring physician to evaluate your child's condition. From there, we develop a comprehensive treatment plan. Our success in treating patients with a broad range of heart conditions centers on the collaboration of an exceptional team comprising:
- Pediatric cardiologists
- Pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons
- Pediatric cardiac anesthesiologists
- Pediatric physician's assistants
- Advanced Practice Nurses
- Pediatric cardiac sonographers
- Social workers
- Child life specialist
The Children’s Heart Center team combines resources of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and Mount Sinai Heart Hospital, with the expertise of the Cardiac Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Our pediatric experts provide the full spectrum of cardiac care including clinical cardiology, diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology, and cardiac surgical care treatments for congenital and acquired pediatric heart diseases.
Cardiothoracic Surgery with a Dedicated Post-surgical Cardiac Pediatric ICU
Young patients receive superb postoperative care in our standalone Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (PCICU). The PCICU is for children with congenital and acquired heart disease in need of intensive care for conditions involving the heart, lungs or airways. The PCICU staff of expertly trained doctors, physician assistants and award-winning nursing staff is available around the clock to care for our young patients. Services can include Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenators (ECMO) or Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD).
Mount Sinai-Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Children’s Heart Center
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