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Meet the Team

The cardiovascular team at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is nationally renowned. We specialize in diagnosing and treating heart and blood vessel conditions that affect kids. The 200 professionals from Children's Minnesota and the Children's Heart Clinic, along with many collaborating partners, comprise our team and have a wealth of experience. It shows. Our outcomes are some of the best in the country.

Outcomes and Research

Choosing where to bring your child for cardiovascular care is a major decision. We understand you want all the information you can get. And you want it in a clear, straightforward format that helps you make the right choice for your family.

Conditions and Services


Minnesota boy adopted from China born with ‘beautifully created, imperfect heart’

Tovin Kainz, 4, was born with tetralogy of Fallot, a congenital heart defect.

Cardiovascular Program

At Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, our pediatric cardiovascular program is one of the largest in the region. We offer the newest techniques for treating kids' cardiovascular and blood vessel conditions plus a megadose of heart in all we do. We provide a full range of services, from imaging tests to pioneering surgeries, for babies, children, teens and adults born with heart defects. The cardiovascular specialists at Children's are among the most experienced around. And our outcomes are some of the best in the country.

SC Featured: Rise Up

Gopher basketball player and Children's Heart clinic patient Jarvis Johnson is profiled by ESPN.

Children’s Minnesota heart patient featured on ESPN

Jarvis Johnson helped lead his team to four basketball state championships in high school. All of that came after he suffered cardiac arrest before a practice in 2010.

24th annual Children’s Star Gala nets more than $2.2 million to support leading cardiovascular program

Eleven hundred people joined together and raised more than $2.2 million for Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota's cardiovascular program at Children's annual Star Gala on Saturday, April 25, at the historic Milwaukee Road Depot.

Woman to honor late grandson at Twin Cities Marathon

This is the first in a series about Team Superstars runners who will participate in the marathon on behalf of Children’s inaugural charity running team.

Wisconsin boy overcomes tumor inside heart

Cole Eckes, 4, was diagnosed with cardiac fibroma when he was an infant.