Cardiac Care Resources
Questions to Ask Your Pediatric Surgeon
If your child requires surgery, it can be difficult to know what questions to ask. Use these examples as a guide.
Questions to Ask Your Pediatric Cardiologist
Referred to cardiology for the first time? We have prepared a list of questions to help you talk with your cardiologist about your child's care.
Social Work Services
Children’s National Heart Center has both outpatient and inpatient social workers to support your entire family during your child’s stay and follow up care.
From qualified interpreters to creative and therapeutic services, Children's National has a variety of resources to help you and your family on your treatment journey.
Heart Smart Videos
Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most common birth defect. Approximately 8 per every 1,000 babies are born with a form of CHD and about 280 outwardly healthy babies are discharged from hospitals every year with unrecognized CHD. Watch our video (available in six different languages) to learn more.
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.