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Ochsner performs heart transplants on pediatric patients from birth to age 18 and is the only pediatric heart transplant program in the state of Louisiana.
Our program offers pediatric heart transplants, assist devices, (including Berlin Hearts, Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) and catheter based interventions) to patients from their first day of life to the age of 18 years old.
Ochsner accepts patients with all types of pediatric heart diseases from congenital anomalies such as Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome to acquired heart disease such as Dilated Cardiomyopathy.
- 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
For Referring Physicians
To refer a patient to our program, call Megan Owens, PA-C, Pediatric Heart Transplant Coordinator at 504-842-5200.