DrEghtesdayandPatient.jpgAt the St. Louis Children’s and Washington University Heart Center, our goal is to treat your children and return them as quickly as possible to you — where they belong.

We care for more children with heart disease than any other center in the region. In many cases, we are creating the new standards of care for children with complex heart conditions.

Family-centered care, innovation that saves lives, getting children back home sooner: These are just a few of the reasons why The Heart Center leads the way in the Midwest.

Cardiology Ranked by U.S.NewsWhy Choose the Heart Center?

The Heart Center is the region's largest pediatric center, nationally recognized as a top heart program.  We have extensive experience treating children with common to complex heart issues, from cardiac surgeries and catheterizations to monitoring. We are the region’s go-to heart program for second opinions and referrals for advanced heart care.

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Katelyn's Song

When Karin Jackson first greeted four-month-old Katelyn after the infant’s heart surgery, she breathed a premature sigh of relief. 

The Heart Center offers world-class care to children thanks in part to generous gifts from hundreds of people who have joined us as Guardians of Childhood. This philanthropic support enabled us to fulfill our mission to do what's right for kids. Join us in making health care better for all children.

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