Our team of internationally respected pediatric cardiologists provides care for complex to common heart conditions. Our patients range in age from babies in the womb to young adults with congenital heart defects.
Our entire team of pediatric specialists, who are available for consultation with your child’s heart team 24/7, provide experience and expertise to shepherd you and your family from diagnosis through treatment. We then coordinate follow-up care for your child as long as he or she needs.
Cardiology at Children’s National Hospital: Why Choose Us
Features of our program include:
- Pediatric heart experts. Every member of your child’s heart team has extensive training and experience in pediatric heart care. In fact, caring for children with heart conditions is all we do. Meet our team.
- Subspecialty care: We also offer 24/7 access to more than 40 subspecialties, so you know there’s a pediatric expert to consult with your child’s doctors, no matter what.
- Advanced cardiac technology. We use the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment technology. Whether it is cardiac MRI to get detailed images of your child’s heart, advanced monitoring devices in our cardiac intensive care unit, or catheters and devices specifically designed for children, your child’s health, safety, and comfort are always our top priorities.
- Family resources. Our goal is to maximize the quality of our patients’ lives and ease the stress on families. Children’s National Heart Center provides many family-centered services because we understand that when a child is ill, it affects the entire family.
Conditions We Treat
Anatomy of the Heart
This animation presents the anatomy of the heart in detail. Learn about the organ's various parts and the roles that they play.
Children's National Awarded Hospital of the Year by Mended Little Hearts
Children's National has been recognized with the Hospital of the Year award for efforts to integrate peer support and education into patient care.
Pediatric Heart Care: Services We Provide
We offer a full range of heart care for your child. Learn more about our services:
Kawasaki Disease Program
Prenatal Cardiology Program
Preventive Cardiology Program
Washington Adult Congenital Heart Program
Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (Cardiac ICU)
We understand that families have questions about their child’s condition and care. Our online resources can help support your ongoing treatment journey.
At Children’s National, well-informed and well-equipped health providers are valued. Here are some of the resources frequently called upon to care for our patients.
Some Specialties Now Scheduling Appointments Online for Existing Patients
If your child is an existing patient in certain specialties, you can schedule their appointments online through the MyChildrensPortal. Learn more information about the patient portal and how to sign up.
New Cardiology and Neurology Patients Can Schedule Appointments Online
If you are new to Children's National and need to make an appointment in Cardiology or Neurology, learn more about how to schedule an appointment online.