Mayo Clinic offers the entire spectrum of pediatric heart care services, from selecting the most appropriate medication for a condition to handling the most complex pediatric cardiac surgery and heart transplant for children, using a multispecialty team approach to care.

Experts in Mayo's Division of Pediatric Cardiology evaluate signs and symptoms and treat numerous heart disease and heart-related conditions in children and teenagers.

Signs and symptoms

Examples of signs and symptoms evaluated in our Division of Pediatric Cardiology include:

  • Heart murmurs
  • Arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm)
  • Tachycardia (fast heart rate)
  • Bradycardia (slow heart rate)
  • Syncope (fainting)

Diseases and conditions

Our experts diagnose and treat all types of heart diseases and related conditions in children, such as:

Mayo's pediatric and adult cardiologists collaborate closely to coordinate care as your child ages if he or she has a condition that requires lifelong treatment and follow-up. Pediatric patients typically transfer to a separate adult hospital or clinic, with new physicians and a new treatment team, as they transition from pediatric to adult care.

June 16, 2020