Contact the Herma Heart Institute

For parents, information is power when it comes to making health care decisions for your child. Herma Heart Institute surgeons, cardiologists and other experts are eager to tell you more about your child’s condition, answer questions and explain what to expect. Contact us and we will connect you with someone from our staff who specializes in your child’s condition and has helped other families like yours.

Become a patient

Deciding where to seek treatment for your child's heart condition can be difficult and stressful. We want to make it as easy as we can. An appointment with one of our pediatric cardiology specialists can be made by you or your child's doctor. Call us at (414) 607-5280 (toll free at (877) 607-5280) or fill out our secure online appointment request form.

Know your options -- receive a second opinion

A second opinion from our doctors can confirm the original diagnosis, giving you added confidence and peace of mind. In some cases, we may be provide new information or a different perspective about the diagnosis. Even if treatment has already started, a second opinion can help guide any change in your child’s care.

We welcome requests from anywhere in the U.S. and even from around the world. We can review your child's medical records and history and consult with your current doctor on diagnosis, care and treatment options. Call us at (855) 331-6300, or submit your request through our online form.  Usually, we are able to respond to second opinion requests within 48 hours on weekdays.


Connect with us

To connect with a representative from a specific Herma Heart Institute or Children’s Wisconsin service, call the appropriate number below.

  • General cardiology questions -- (414) 266-2380, or submit your question through our online form.
  • Second opinion consultation -- (855) 331-6300, or submit your request through our online form.  
  • Fetal Heart Program -- (414) 266-2077
  • Heart Transplant Program -- (414) 266-2374
  • Pediatric Heart Surgery Program -- (414) 266-2070
Find a specialist

Physicians in our Herma Heart Institute are rated among the best. Find a specialist.

Need assistance?

From out of town? The Access Center can provide assistance in coordinating appointments, insurance, etc. Use our online form or call: (414) 266-6300.

Get a second opinion

If your child was born with heart disease or a heart defect, consider getting a second opinion to help confirm the original diagnosis, and get the information you need to find the right care.