Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
Children’s National Heart Institute provides specialized expertise across the full spectrum of congenital and acquired heart disease in children – from the most common to the most complex. In addition to general cardiac care, our renowned, multidisciplinary team offers state-of-the-art cardiac imaging and diagnostics, interventional cardiology and electrophysiology, heart surgery and cardiac intensive care.
World Class Expertise
Thousands of families from around the world seek care at Children’s National Heart Institute from our team of internationally-respected pediatric cardiologists and cardiac surgeons. When you come to Children’s National, you are getting a team that includes pediatric experts from more than 40 subspecialties, ensuring your child has the best possible care.
Founded by congenital heart disease and pulse oximetry expert Gerard Martin, M.D., the Heart Institute is currently led by first-class doctors, including:
- Charles Berul, M.D., a renowned leader in pediatric electrophysiology, recognized for his extensive expertise in heart rhythm abnormalities and cardiac assessments in young athletes
- Yves d’Udekem, M.D., Ph.D., a world-class pediatric cardiac surgeon who specializes in single ventricle congenital heart defects
- Ricardo Muñoz, M.D., an international expert in cardiac intensive care and telemedicine
Pediatric Heart Care: Services We Provide
We offer a full range of heart care for your child, including:
Choosing Children’s National for Cardiac Care
The Heart Institute’s mission is to be a leading center for congenital heart disease, providing optimal cardiac care in a safe, family-centered, state-of-the-art environment. Highlights of our program include:
Contact Our Global Services Team
If your child needs treatment and care, our global services team can help set up a consultation.
We're here to support you on your international care journey. We have been caring for international patients and their families for more than 20 years and will serve as your dedicated partner as you travel for care – setting up your medical appointments, recommending travel accommodations and lodging, and ensuring that your cultural and religious needs are being met.
For more information or to make an appointment contact us at +1-202-476-5778 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in your child becoming a Children’s National Hospital patient, please fill out our intake form.