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The Children’s Heart Center (CHC) at Holtz Children’s Hospital is an internationally respected center for the comprehensive care of children and adults with congenital and acquired heart disease. As faculty members of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, our specialists are at the forefront of ground-breaking medical research.

Our expertise goes beyond the practice of general pediatric cardiology and extends to all subspecialty fields including catheter based interventions, heart failure, transplant and electrophysiology. Our surgical program cares for all patients and specializes in the care of high-risk neonates.

We are the only center in South Florida that offers the full spectrum of state-of-the-art cardiac services for babies in the womb, newborns, children and adults with congenital disease. Our services include:

  • Diagnosis and medical management of congenital heart disease for children & adults
  • Cardiac surgery for neonates through to adulthood
  • Interventional catheterization and electrophysiology
  • Management of heart failure and transplant
  • ICAEL accredited echocardiology/advanced imaging laboratory
  • Arrhythmia management
  • Fetal cardiology program
  • Child focused Preventive Cardiology Program

Our success is attributed to a multi-disciplinary team including cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiac anesthesiologists, cardiac intensivists, nurse practitioners & nurses, cardiovascular technicians and our patients & their families.

Award Winning Medical Center

The Children's Heart Center is the only medical center in South Florida capable of providing the entire range of medical and surgical treatment options for infants, children and adults with congenital heart disease. The pediatric cardiology and heart surgery program is consistently ranked among the elite programs in the national by U.S. News and World Report.

Eliana's Miracle

Eliana Mendez

Although 3-month-old Eliana experienced common cold symptoms, her parents followed their instincts and sought a second opinion that would lead them to her cardiomyopathy diagnosis. After a successful heart transplant, Eliana is a living miracle.

Learn more about her miracle story.

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