Hundreds of heart defects can arise as a baby develops in the womb, and some infants may have more than one. Some defects cause no health challenges for years; in fact, some may never pose a health risk.
However, many infants require treatment with surgery or catheter procedures to repair a defect immediately or in the first few months of life. Others may need medication as a bridge to surgery or other procedures, or as the only therapy to manage symptoms.
Our experts treat babies and children with all types of congenital heart defects, including: