Why Choose Stanford Medicine Children’s Health’s Fetal Cardiology Program for Patient Referrals

About 1 in 100 babies is born with a congenital heart defect in the United States. As a large referral center, Stanford Medicine Children’s Health’s Fetal Cardiology Program sees a good number of congenital disorders, especially the highly complex ones. The strength of the Fetal Cardiology Program at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health and the reason for its ability to take on even the cases that are turned down by other centers is its ecosystem.

Stanford Medicine Children’s Health fetal cardiology experts work side by side with researchers from Stanford University and beyond and collaborate closely with world-renowned multidisciplinary specialists. Our cardiology expertise in treating congenital heart disease in children of all ages is second to none. With our robust specialty/subspecialty programs and expertise such as the Pulmonary Artery Reconstruction Program, Single Ventricle Program, and Heart Failure and Heart Transplant Program (PACT), we are able to treat any type of congenital heart disease—from simple to the most complex. And because we’re operating within the leading Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, our fetal cardiologists are able to seamlessly collaborate with some of the best maternal-fetal medicine specialists, obstetricians, and neonatologists to provide comprehensive care and the best shot at life for babies with congenital heart disease.

What it takes to successfully care for complex fetal cardiac patients:

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