U.S. News & World Report
consistently ranks Seattle Children’s cardiology and heart surgery program as one of the best in the country, and #1 in the Northwest. With more than 40 pediatric cardiologists, we have experience diagnosing and treating every kind of heart problem.
Our heart team has treated many children with transposition of the great arteries. In a typical year, we see 10 to 15 children with this condition. We have extensive experience with the surgery these patients require. We also have a pediatric cardiac anesthesia team and a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit to help care for children who undergo heart surgery.
The Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program shared by Seattle Children’s and the University of Washington can help with care throughout your child’s life.
Seattle Children’s has been treating children since 1907. Our team members are experts in their fields and in meeting the unique needs of children. For example, the doctors who give your child anesthesia (sedation) are board certified in pediatric anesthesiology. This means they have extra years of training in how to take care of kids. Our child life specialists know how to help children understand their illnesses and treatments in ways that make sense for their age.
See our statistics and outcomes for arterial switch surgery, one of the treatments for transposition of the great arteries.