Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Clinical Services: Pediatrics, Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart Surgery)
Upper East Side
525 East 68th Street, F677
New York, NY 10065
Mon-Fri 09:00am - 05:00pm
(212) 746-8373
(212) 746-5104

Excellence in pediatric cardiac surgery

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine has an international reputation for excellence in heart surgery for children.

Our program – in partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian, the #1 hospital in New York for 17 years running – is among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. It was ranked #10 in the country by the publication’s 2017-2018 survey.

We offer children the best

Children with heart disorders often have multiple health problems. They also have complex needs and require immense support. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we offer highly specialized surgical options, comprehensive care, and support for the children and their families.

At Weill Cornell Medicine, we offer our patients a team-based, specialized approach to care. This means that each child receives assessment and care from a wide range of experts—all in the same convenient location. These experts may include:

●   Pediatric cardiologists

●   Pediatric gastroenterologists

●   Pediatric neurologists

●   Pediatric hematologists

●   Pediatric surgeons

●   Pediatric neurosurgeons

●   Pediatric urologists

●   Pediatric anesthesiologists

●   Intensive care specialists

Our patients also benefit from our:

●   World-class facilities

●   K-12 school within the hospital

●   Support services, including nutritionists and psychologists, to ensure that patients thrive after surgery

●   State-of-the-art imaging technology to ensure the best possible diagnosis

●   Breadth and depth of experience treating pediatric patients of all ages, from newborns to adolescents

●   Commitment to comprehensive, personalized care

Surgical options

The pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons at Weill Cornell Medicine offer the most advanced surgical options.

Conditions we treat:

●   Anomalous left coronary from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA)

●   Aortic and subaortic stenosis and regurgitation

●   Aortopulmonary window

●   Atrial and ventricular septal defects

●   Atrioventricular canal

●   Coarctation of the aorta

●   Cor triatriatum

●   Coronary artery anomalies/coronary fistulas

●   Double outlet right ventricle

●   Ebstein's anomaly and tricuspid valve disease

●   Failing Fontan surgery

●   Heart tumors

●   Hypoplastic left heart syndrome

●   Mitral valve stenosis and regurgitation

●   Patent ductus arteriosus

●   Pulmonary atresia

●   Pulmonary stenosis

●   Pulmonary valve stenosis and regurgitation

●   Single ventricle disease

●   Tetralogy of Fallot

●   Total anomalous pulmonary venous return/pulmonary vein stenosis vascular rings

●   Transposition of the great arteries

●   Tricuspid atresia

●   Truncus arteriosus

●   Valve repair