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: