Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Program

doctor and patientThe Children’s Heart Center at the Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is the state's largest, most comprehensive, and only heart center offering a complete range of diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment of children with heart problems, as well as expectant mothers whose fetus may have a heart problem. Our program has aligned with Columbia University’s Pediatric Cardiac Surgery team to further expand our medical services and knowledge in the field of pediatric surgery.

Requesting an Appointment

Prior to scheduling an appointment with one of our specialists, you may need a referral from your child’s cardiologist. In some cases, you may make a self-referral. For a self-referral, please contact us or request an appointment online.

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Conditions Treated

Our program is able to treat a variety of heart conditions. These include but are not limited to:

Procedures Offered

Your child’s cardiologist and cardiothoracic surgeon will decide the specific procedure based on several factors, including the type of heart disease your child has and how severe it is; your child’s age, medical history and lifestyle; and results of tests performed during the initial evaluation. Some procedural options may include:

Meet Our Team

medical teamInstrumental to our program’s success is our passionate, experienced, and integrated multidisciplinary team comprised of cardiovascular specialists skilled in all aspects of health care. To learn more about our team members, please visit our Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Team page.

Meet Our Team

Access to the Latest Medical and Clinical Research

RWJBarnabas Health Heart, Vascular & Thoracic also prides itself in providing patients with the opportunity to have access to the latest technology and medical advancements via participation in some of the most renowned clinical studies offered. As you are aware, clinical studies help bridge research and patient care by evaluating therapies, drugs and diagnostic tools to drive discoveries into clinical practice. To learn more about our clinical trials, please visit our Clinical Trials page.

Patient Stories

  • According to her mother, Lauren also is interested in becoming a pediatric cardiologist when she grows up.

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  • "They were able to repair it. They did a fantastic job."

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Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000

Cardiac Surgery Program - Pediatric Treatment & Care

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