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We offer the most comprehensive heart care in the region for infants, children and teens. In 2014, U.S. News & World Report ranked Seattle Children’s Heart Center one of the top medical and surgical heart teams in the country. See services available at our main campus and regional locations.
Our Heart Center team of experts performs more than 500 operations a year and can treat any heart defect, from mild to critical.
Exceptional pediatric heart care is available at our clinics in Federal Way, Olympia, Silverdale and Tacoma.
Because Children’s offers many ventricular assist devices (VADs), we can serve children of all ages and sizes with heart failure.
Division Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery; Co-Director, Heart Center
On staff since July 2013
Meet the Heart Center team.
Division Chief, Cardiology; Co-Director, Heart Center; Director, Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment Program
On staff since February 2001
In 1999, 10% of our heart surgeries were for atrial septal defects — holes in the heart. Today, only 1% of our cardiac surgeries are for this defect. Our Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory has revolutionized the way many heart conditions are treated — without surgery, long recoveries and big scars.
More about cardiac catheterization
By identifying a serious heart defect before a baby is born, our cardiologists can develop the best treatment plan for birth and beyond — giving parents time to come to terms with the unexpected news and figure out how to best help their baby.
More about fetal echocardiography
We are pioneering less-invasive procedures as alternatives to open-heart surgery.
More about hybrid procedures
We're in the vanguard of using mechanical circulatory support to give kids and teens with advanced heart failure the best quality of life.
Scientists at Seattle Children’s Research Institute are using a unique species of fish to find out why some babies are born with heart malformations and how a defective heart might repair itself.
Clinical and translational research takes discoveries made in the laboratory and translates them into therapies that people can actually use in daily life.
Children are not simply small adults. The primary goal of the work in our center is to identify and develop new drugs and treatments that will be safer and more effective for children.
Our mission is to restore children's health after injury through repair, regeneration or replacement of tissues, cells and organs.
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Jonathan Chen, MD, is the new co-director of Seattle Children’s Heart Center and division chief for pediatric cardiothoracic ... cont.
Children’s cancer, nephrology, urology and neurology/neurosurgery programs in nation’s top ten.
5-month-old received this milestone transplant at Children’s
For appointments in Seattle, Bellevue, Everett, Federal Way, Olympia, Tri-Cities and Wenatchee206-987-2515
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Seattle Children’s bills a facility charge (PDF) for hospital-based clinic visits.
Each year, hundreds of kids like Evelyn receive the region’s most advanced pediatric cardiac care from Children’s Heart Center team. Your support makes it possible.
Dr. Mark Lewin, chief of cardiology at Seattle Children’s Hospital, talks about working with families and caring for patients at the Heart Center.
Dr. Yuk Law, a Children’s pediatric cardiologist, discusses Children’s 100th heart transplant.
Before she was born, Poppy Dahl was diagnosed with a life-threatening heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Watch her story of survival.
Seattle Children’s provides healthcare without regard to race, color, religion (creed), sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin (ancestry) or disability. Financial assistance for medically necessary services is based on family income and hospital resources and is provided to children under age 21 whose primary residence is in Washington, Alaska, Montana or Idaho.
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