We offer cutting-edge treatment for all heart conditions from pre-birth to adulthood. Learn more about specialty programs and services within the Herma Heart Institute, which include:
- Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
One of the top programs in the country specializing in preventing and treating the health challenges in adults with congenital heart defects.
- Advanced Diagnostics
When concerns are raised about your child having heart disease, getting an accurate diagnosis is a critical first step toward getting the best available treatment, even before birth.
- Cardiac Anesthesiology
Patients at Children's Wisconsin who have heart surgery, catheterization or another heart procedure that requires them to be asleep (under anesthesia) are in the attentive care of a pediatric cardiac anesthesiologist.
- Cardiac Catheterization
Children’s Wisconsin offers all cardiac catheterization options for successfully diagnosing and treating patients with complex congenital (present at birth) heart conditions. As a result, many patients avoid surgery and benefit from less anesthesia time, less pain, faster recovery and shorter hospital stays.
- Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Critical support for patients with complex heart conditions is expertly provided in our highly specialized 24-bed CICU.
- Cardiac Physical Activity (Steppin’ It Up) Program
A physical activity program aimed at helping patients with congenital heart disease feel better and stronger.
- Developmental Follow-Up Program
The first program in the nation designed to help babies avoid or minimize developmental challenges that can follow complex heart surgery or treatment.
- Electrophysiology Program
Expert care for children with heart rhythm concerns or those living with a pacemaker or other implantable device.
- Fetal Heart Program
Highly specialized care through pregnancy, birth and beyond for unborn babies diagnosed with congenital heart defects.
- General Cardiology
Patients referred to our pediatric cardiologists for both common and complex concerns receive expert care and personal attention.
- Heart Failure Program
Expert diagnosis and treatment for children with congenital disorders, cardiomyopathy, neuromuscular disorders and other conditions that lead to heart failure.
- Heart surgery
Learn more about the procedures performed at Children’s Wisconsin and the exceptional surgeons and comprehensive care that makes us a national leader.
- Heart Transplant Program
Top-ranked medical expertise, family support and superior outcomes for children requiring heart transplant.
- Interstage Home Monitoring Program
The Interstage Home Monitoring Program at Children’s Wisconsin is recognized worldwide for helping dramatically improve HLHS survival.
- Marfan Syndrome Program
Highly experienced and specialized diagnosis, treatment and management of this rare genetic connective tissue disorder and its possible complications.
- Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) and ECMO Program
Expertise and experience in a wide range of options for children who require a ventricular assist device (VAD), including home VAD support.
- Project ADAM
Education and life-saving initiatives for schools across the country, aimed at preventing sudden cardiac death in schools.
- Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Through this nationally accredited program, our multidisciplinary team diagnoses underlying causes of pulmonary hypertension and provides individualized treatment.
- School Intervention Program
This program is designed to advocate for and empower children with complex health needs and their families in school based settings.
- Tracheal Disorders Program
Groundbreaking surgical and other treatment options for children with simple or complex stenosis, malacia, fistula or other tracheal conditions.
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