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University Children's Health Heart Center
The Only Dedicated Pediatric Heart Center in South Texas

What to Expect

Heart disease in children can be frightening, and that’s why our team is dedicated to serving families affected by congenital heart defects in every way possible. At University Children’s Health Heart Center, our pediatric cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, anesthesiologists, intensivists, cardiac nurses and other healthcare professionals, work together to make sure your child gets the best, most advanced treatment, in a caring, family-focused environment. We are committed to obtaining the best results for our patients, while keeping your family informed, comfortable and educated.

Family Support

At University Children’s Health Heart Center, we believe that children, as well as their families are our patients. We recognize how important it is that family members receive the emotional support, attentive care and logistical help they need. This philosophy drives our ability to provide unique, quality care.

Journey of Care

The Journey of Care at University Children’s Health Heart Center stems by our priority to provide convenient, comfortable care that meets the needs of patients and their families.

Our Pediatric Heart Care Facility

With 22,500 square feet of state-of-the-art pediatric heart care, our center is unique to Texas. The Center occupies the entire 9th floor of the Horizon Tower at University Hospital.

Our Heart Center includes 18 patient rooms with cutting-edge technology to provide state-of-the-art care for our inpatient children. We also have 4 outpatient clinic rooms for pediatric heart. Services include but not limited to; focused single ventricle follow-up clinic, echocardiograms and stress testing. With all of these care options available to them, the team at the Heart Center is fully prepared to meet the needs of each family facing congenital heart disease.

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