Pediatric Cardiology

Our multidisciplinary team of pediatric cardiologists provides a comprehensive range of treatment options for patients up to the age of 18.

Pediatric Cardiology provides comprehensive services for children and adults with congenital heart disease. The department also offers the most advanced care for complex cases with state-of-the-art equipment and provides structured follow-up for patients by working closely with their referring physicians.

Diagnoses Treated

  • Postoperative ventricular septal defect
  • Tetralogy of fallot
  • Transposition of great arteries
  • Postoperative tetralogy of fallot
  • Ventricular septal defect, unspecified
  • Chest pain
  • Patent ductus arteriosus
  • Aortic regurgitation
  • Postoperative atrial septal defect secundum
  • Postoperative fontan

History

For more than 30 years, Ochsner’s pediatric cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons have led a highly-specialized healthcare team that provides comprehensive services for children and adults with congenital heart disease. Committed to the Ochsner tradition of excellence in clinical care, teaching and research, the department’s dedicated staff serves both patients and referring physicians. Referring physicians and families know Ochsner’s team members personally and those relationships are maintained throughout the course of treatment and beyond.

Pediatric cardiology appointments are also available at the following locations:

Alexandria
Christus St. Francis Cabrini Hospital
3330 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301

Monroe
Ochsner Health Center –Pediatric Cardiology
300 Pavilion Road
Monroe, LA 71292

Opelousas
Opelousas General Hospital
539 E Prudhomme Street
Opelousas, LA 70570