Mayo Clinic doctors with training in heart diseases (cardiologists) treat children who have hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) and other congenital heart diseases. Mayo Clinic brings a team approach to diagnosing and treating children who have HLHS.
Doctors with training in congenital heart disease (congenital cardiologists), heart surgeons and other specialists work closely to give you and your child coordinated care. Specialists dedicated to the needs of people who have congenital heart disease staff Mayo Clinic in Minnesota's Center for 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. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for heart and heart surgery.
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