Cardiovascular surgical therapies

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 Children’s Heart Clinic, Children’s exclusive partner in the pediatric cardiovascular program.

Children’s Minnesota is verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program. Achieving Level I verification is the highest level of distinction for health systems that perform complex surgical procedures in newborns, children and teens.

Surgical therapies provided

  • Norwood procedure
  • Pacer placement
  • Partial anomalous 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 anomalous 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 1-800-938-0301.