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Heart Center

St. Louis Children's Ranks No. 1 Among Missouri Children's Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s ...


Illinois 7th Grader Recovering After Battle With COVID-19

“She’s done amazing,” said Dr. William Orr, a Washington University pediatric cardiologist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, who treated Kiley ...

Patient Stories

Journey Into motherhood as an Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patient

When Kelsey Beelman was 2 weeks old, her pediatrician heard a heart murmur. “My parents knew it wasn’t good when ...

Patient Stories

St. Louis Children's Hospital ‘the Best Place You Can Be’ for Family After Surprising Diagnosis

The day of Journee Vinyard’s annual well child exam when she was just 6 years old was one her family ...

Patient Stories

SLCH Cares For Heart Disease Patient From Infancy Into Adulthood

In 1987, at 18 months old, Alex Dixon was the first infant at St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH) to successfully ...

Expert Advice

Past, Present, and Future of Single Ventricle Care at St. Louis Children's Hospital

Presented at the Single Ventricle Family Forum 2021, Dr. Canter discusses the Timeline of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome/Single Ventricle Therapy ...

Expert Advice

Don’t Forget About You

Presented at the Single Ventricle Family Forum 2021, Leslie Davis, MA, LCPC, discussed her journey as a Heart Mom of ...

Expert Advice

Patient’s Perspective on Pregnancy

Presented at the Single Ventricle Family Forum 2021, Kelsey Beelman (patient with congenital heart disease) and Dr. Caroline Lee (cardiologist ...

Expert Advice

Moving the Single Ventricle Field Forward through Advocacy and Partnership

Presented at the Single Ventricle Family Forum 2021, Scott Leezer discusses his perspective as a patient with congenital heart disease ...