Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
Children’s National Heart Institute is one of the top pediatric cardiac centers in the United States, with a renowned, multidisciplinary team providing specialized expertise in congenital heart disease. Our team offers state-of-the-art cardiac imaging, interventional cardiology and electrophysiology, cardiac surgery, and cardiac intensive care. Our multidisciplinary team includes more than 40 pediatric experts, ensuring your child has the best possible care.
Choosing Children’s National for Cardiac Care
Two first-class doctors lead the Heart Institute: world-renowned pediatric cardiac surgeon Richard Jonas, M.D., a pioneer in complex congenital heart surgery, whose team performs hundreds of complex congenital reconstructive procedures each year, and co-director Charles Berul, M.D., a renowned leader in pediatric electrophysiology. Dr. Berul has been recognized for his extensive experience and expertise in heart rhythm abnormalities and cardiac assessments in young athletes.
The Heart Institute has four main divisions:
Caring for the Nation's Hearts
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: