Among the leading U.S. pediatric hospitals that submit data to a large, national comparative database called the Pediatric Health Information System (PHIS), Children's ranks in the top 20 in the U.S. in pediatric cardiac surgery volumes and treatment outcomes. Children's performs the most pediatric cardiac procedures in Minnesota and provides surgical care to patients from the five-state region and beyond. To see diagrams that help explain each surgical procedure listed below, visit the website of The Children's Heart Clinic, Children's exclusive partner in the pediatric cardiovascular program.

Surgical therapies provided

  • Anomalous coronary artery
  • Aorto-pulmonary shunt repair
  • Aortic valve repair/valvotomy and replacement
  • Arterial switch operation
  • Ascending aortic augmentation (replacement)
  • Atrial septal defect repair
  • AVSD repair
  • BCPS/BDG
  • Coarctation of the aorta repair
  • Diaphragm plication
  • Fontan procedure
  • Generator change
  • Interrupted aortic arch repair
  • Intra-cardiac defibrillator
  • Mitral valve repair
  • Norwood procedure
  • Pacer placement
  • Partial anomolous pulmonary venous repair
  • Patent ductus arteriosus
  • Pericardiostomy
  • Pulmonary valve replacement
  • Ross procedure
  • Ross/Konno procedure
  • RV-PA conduit (includes homografts)
  • Subaortic stenosis repair
  • Supra-aortic stenosis repair
  • Tetralogy of Fallot repair
  • Total anomolous pulmonary venous repair
  • Truncus arterious repair
  • Tricuspid valve repair/replacement
  • Vascular ring obstruction repair
  • Ventricular septal defect repair

Contact us:

For an appointment, or a cardiac-related referral or consultation, call Children's Heart Clinic at (612) 813-8800 or 1-800-938-0301.