Watch Mayo Clinic cardiac surgeons, cardiologists and others discuss many conditions and treatments related to cardiovascular diseases and cardiovascular surgery
Children and adults with congenital heart disease need complex, multifaceted care for continued survival and quality of life. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience in treating people with congenital heart disease. Mayo Clinic doctors have been treating all types of congenital heart defects in children and congenital heart disease in adults for more than 60 years. Doctors use the most modern technology and treatment options, including minimally invasive surgical and catheter-based therapies, to provide the best care possible for you or your child.
The staff in the Center for Congenital Heart Disease at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota provides you or your child with advice such as exercise, employability, insurance and pregnancy. Staff also educates you or your child about your heart anatomy, your future health and potential future heart conditions.
Doctors trained in heart conditions (cardiologists), heart surgery (cardiac surgeons), anesthesia (anesthesiologists), imaging (radiologists), obstetrics and gynecology, and other areas collaborate as a multidisciplinary team to care for adults and children with congenital heart disease in the Center for Congenital Heart Disease at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota.
The staff treats adults with congenital heart disease at Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota.
Doctors trained in treating children with heart conditions (pediatric cardiologists) evaluate and treat children with congenital heart defects at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota. Doctors trained in congenital heart disease provide care for you or your child from birth to old age.
Doctors actively research genetics and new treatments for congenital heart diseases. Learn more about research in the Cardiovascular Research Center.
You may be referred by your primary doctor, or you may make an appointment without a referral.
For appointments or more information about the Center for Congenital Heart Disease at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota, call the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at 507-284-3994 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday, or complete an online appointment request form.
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Nationally recognized expertise
Mayo Clinic campuses are nationally recognized for expertise in cardiology and cardiovascular surgery:
- Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.
- Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Children's Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.
- Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.
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