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We offer the most comprehensive heart care in the region for infants, children and teens. In 2012, U.S. News & World Report ranked Seattle Children’s Heart Center one of the top medical and surgical heart teams in the country. Services available at our main campus and regional locations.
In one five-day span this September, four patients received life-saving heart transplants at Seattle Children’s.
Interim Division Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery; Surgical Director, Cardiac Transplant; Program Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery Education
On staff since December 2002
Meet the Heart Center team.
Division Chief, Cardiology; Co-Director, Heart Center; Director, Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment Program; Director, Cardiac Echo Laboratory
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
Some heart disease in humans may originate from damage in the womb, study suggests.
One of only five pediatric hospitals in the U.S. to offer this alternative to open-heart surgery.
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.
Brooke was only a week old when she was diagnosed with a rare condition that left her heart unable to pump enough blood through ... cont.
Thestoryline on Thursday night's episode of "Grey's Anatomy" is very personal for one of the actresses and some local families. ... cont.
Dr.Michael Portman of Seattle Children’s Research Institute, treats children with Kawasaki disease and also conducts research ... cont.
Children’s cancer, ... cont.
5-month-old received this milestone transplant at Children’s
Pulse oximetry has the potential to identify problems early and save lives
For appointments in Seattle, Bellevue, Everett, Federal Way, Olympia and Tri-Cities206-987-2015
Learn more about visiting the Heart Center
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.
Seattle Children’s provides healthcare for the special needs of children regardless
of race, sex, creed, ethnicity 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
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Seattle Children’s Ranked 6th Best Children's Hospital According to U.S. News & World Report
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