For medical professionals

Herma Heart Institute partners with medical professionals across the world to bring the highest quality fetal, pediatric and adult congenital heart care possible to patients.

Herma Heart Institute highlights

Best Children's Hospital in Cardiology

The Herma Heart Institute maintains consistently high survival rates for all children undergoing heart surgery, including the best rates worldwide for treatment of hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). We pioneered the country’s first Developmental Follow-up Program with practices proven to boost outcomes and long-term function among pediatric cardiac patients. Heart care at Children's Wisconsin was ranked among the top pediatric cardiology programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in their 2021-22 Best Children's Hospitals Report. 

Cardiac resources for partner providers

Cardiology care guidelines

Patient handouts

Our latest outcomes data 

  • Our latest outcomes data for survival rates, volumes, and patient and family experience. 

Our latest research 

Professional education resources


Recorded CME webinars

Pediatric Heart Surgery - A Ready Reference for Professionals
Pediatric Heart Surgery - A Ready Reference for Professionals by L. Eliot May, PA-C, director of cardiovascular surgery physician assistants at Children's Wisconsin provides caregivers with easy-to-understand references for quickly reviewing the basic anatomy, pathophysiology, surgical techniques and postoperative considerations for many common congenital defects.

Fellowship opportunities 



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Find helpful forms and phone numbers for making a referral to a specialty clinic at Children's Wisconsin.

A physician-led, clinical team is available 24 hours a day for transports to Children's from across the country.

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Committed to innovation

Committed to innovation
See how the Herma Heart Center's commitment to innovation has made us a global leader in pediatric heart care.

Herma Heart Center's clinical excellence

Herma Heart Center's clinical excellence
Watch Dr. Frommelt describe how Herma Heart Center's clinical excellence and family support benefits patients.