Pediatric cardiologists are available 24 hours per day, seven days per week to assist with diagnosis and management of the most complex congenital heart defects. A Children's pediatric cardiologist is available at all times for hospital consultation for fetuses, infants, children, adolescents, and young adults with possible cardiac disease. Diagnostic testing is available at all times at Children's - Minneapolis and Children's - St Paul. Remote interpretation of EKGs and echocardiograms is available 24 hours a day.
For a cardiac-related referral or consultation, please call Children's Heart Clinic at 1-800-938-0301.
For a referral or consultation in another specialty area, please call Children's Physician Referral at 1-866-755-2121.
Echocardiography interpretive services:
Each year, the Children's team performs more than 3,000 echocardiograms on pediatric patients and more than 200 fetal echocardiograms.
Electrocardiography interpretive services:
EKGs are performed and interpreted on-site or performed at sites around the region and interpreted by Children's team members.
Remote arrhythmia monitoring:
Portable EKG monitors with high-quality EKG tracing capabilities provide families with continuous or on-demand monitoring when symptoms are present.