Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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At Mayo Clinic, medical and surgical specialists from over 40 areas are available to collaborate in the treatment of your child.

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Patient stories

Putting Kieran's Heart Back Where it Belongs

Caitlin Veitz never takes for granted just how special her daughter Kieran is. “She’s laid back, happy, wonderful,” Caitlin says. The circumstances around her birth, however, were not as serene. At her 20-week ultrasound, Caitlin learned her baby's heart was not where it was supposed to be and that it had developed outside of the [...]

  • Experience in treatments. At Mayo Clinic, doctors trained in heart conditions (adult cardiologists and pediatric cardiologists) have evaluated and treated children and adults with congenital heart disease for more than 60 years. Heart surgeons (cardiovascular surgeons) have extensive experience treating congenital heart diseases.

    Each year, doctors evaluate and treat more than 9,000 adults and children with congenital heart disease.

  • Experience in transplants. When needed, Mayo Clinic also offers an experienced heart transplant program. Cardiologists, heart surgeons and other specialists work together closely on a daily basis to care for children with congenital heart disease.
  • Specialized, ongoing care. The staff in the Center for Congenital Heart Disease at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota treats children with all types of congenital heart disease.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

Oct. 25, 2015