Discover the Cardiovascular Program at Children’s Minnesota

At Children’s Minnesota we offer leading-edge techniques for treating kids’ heart conditions plus a mega dose of heart in all we do. We provide a full range of cardiology services, from imaging tests to surgeries, from before birth and into young adulthood. With over 200+ professionals from Children’s Minnesota and the Children’s Heart Clinic, we prioritize exceptional care, and our outcomes are some of the best in the country.

The numbers of our program

There’s a lot happening in the cardiovascular program at Children’s Minnesota, learn about what we do below:

  • 11,000+ heart surgeries have been performed at Children’s since the inception of the cardiovascular surgery program in 1977.
  • 200 dedicated professionals from Children’s Minnesota and the Children’s Heart Clinic, along with many collaborating partners—make up our experienced team.
  • 24/7 on-site care by pediatric cardiac intensivists — physicians who specialize in treating the heart problems of children in intensive care.
  • 1 pediatric cardiovascular care center in the Upper Midwest that has all its services for kids conveniently located on the same floor in a single building—and that’s at Children’s Minnesota. The Edward J. Phillips Cardiovascular Care Center at Children’s Minnesota – Minneapolis hospital is one of a kind. You will also find the specialists at Children’s Heart Clinic outpatient clinics around the region.

Care for your little one, and for you, too

Children’s Minnesota is known for its caring, compassionate staff. We’re focused on children and we know that parents need support, too. The cardiovascular care center on our Minneapolis campus is designed to be a home away from home. We know you want to be there for your child every step of the way. We offer amenities such as sleeper sofas, work spaces, storage closets, refrigerators and a family lounge make that much easier.

Want to see for yourself? Learn more about our family services.



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