Pediatric Cardiology 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.

Requesting an Appointment

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

Request an Appointment

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 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:

Cardiac catheterization options: These procedures can sometimes be diagnostic but mostly in the current era are therapeutic procedures to treat congenital heart disease. Our program has capability of providing all types of FDA approved transcatheter therapy for congenital heart disease in neonates, children, teenagers, and adults. These procedures include:

Cardiac surgery options:

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 Cardiology 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

  • ”I have to thank Children's for everything. They have become like family, and they will provide everything you need here."

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  • “It was the working together of many different teams, all working in synchrony, that saved the life and saved the leg of this 12-year-old girl."

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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

Cardiology Program - Pediatric Treatment & Care

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