Even the tiniest heart has a very big job, powering a child’s health and well-being for life. That’s why we work to detect heart problems early, and treat them with expertise, innovation and the kind of exceptional care you’d expect from a leading pediatric heart center. It’s all to give your baby, and children of all ages, the happiest, healthiest life possible.
Whether short-term intervention or a lifetime of support, we’ve built a comprehensive system of care that adapts to the needs of your child as they grow. In fact, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is nationally ranked in Cardiology and Heart Surgery by U.S. News & World Report and the highest ranked in Northern California. The pediatric heart center offers a full range of diagnostic, imaging and treatment services for children with heart problems. We also have an interactive 3-D animation to help you learn more about your child's heart and how we treat complex congenital defects.
Little Teagan’s doctors discovered that she had a complex, life-threatening heart condition. That was hard for her parents to hear—because Teagan hadn’t even been born yet.