Pediatric Cardiology

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

Diagnoses Treated

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  • 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

Patient Promise

Ochsner for Children is dedicated to providing outstanding, personalized care for infants, children and adolescents. Recognizing that pediatric care is the beginning of the health care journey, Ochsner Hospital for Children offers an interdisciplinary approach that honors diversity, encourages open discussion and respects the parents’ and child’s rights to participate in the planning of care. Sound medical research and education, empowered by skill and technology, bolster Ochsner Hospital for Children’s commitment to excellence in pediatric care.

Facts

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.

History

For more than 30 years, Ochsner’s pediatric cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons have led a highly-specialized health care 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.

Patient Stories

Jeramiah’s Story: Procedure Frees 6 Year Old from Oxygen Tank, click here to read his story.