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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

Learn more about Journee Vinyard's journey and her diagnosis of renal artery stenosis. Read more about her experience with St ...

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

Dr. Canter discusses the timeline of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome/Single Ventricle Therapy at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University ...

Expert Advice

Don’t Forget About You

Leslie Davies, MA, LCPC, discusses her journey as a mom with her teenager Judah who has a Fontan. Learn more ...

Expert Advice

Patient’s Perspective on Pregnancy

Join Kelsey Beelman and Dr. Caroline Lee as they discuss Kelsey's diagnosis and her journey through pregnancy and childbirth. ...

Expert Advice

Moving the Single Ventricle Field Forward through Advocacy and Partnership

Learn more as Scott Leezer discusses his perspective as a patient with congenital heart disease (CHD) and his advocacy work ...