Pediatric Heart and Vascular Services in Tampa, Florida

A doctor is checking the heartbeat of a baby during a visit.

Pediatric and Congenital Heart Program

St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital is home to Tampa Bay’s only comprehensive congenital heart disease (CHD) program that provides specialized heart care throughout a patient’s entire lifetime. We care for patients as early as in the womb and continue treating them as adults living with congenital heart disease. This continuum of care ensures that our patients get the expert heart care that they need no matter what stage of life they are in.

Heart Surgery

Our congenital heart surgery program is one of the largest in Florida. It was developed in partnership with UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, one of the country’s top-ranking pediatric heart service providers.

UPMC Children's Hospital of PittsburghExpert pediatric heart surgeons who live locally and work at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital are part of the larger group of surgeons at UPMC who also provide support locally when needed. Through our collective knowledge and expertise, our team provides the highest quality heart care to our patients. Our surgical outcomes regularly exceed the national benchmarks reported by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS).

Expert Team, Expert Care

Our pediatric heart physicians treat a multitude of mild to complex heart conditions. We have a multidisciplinary team of specialists that work together to make all important patient care decisions. They meet routinely to discuss each surgical patient and determine the best personalized plan of care needed before, during and after surgery.

Our team includes board-certified pediatric subspecialists in the areas of:

  • Pediatric cardiac anesthesiology
  • Pediatric cardiac critical care
  • Pediatric cardiothoracic surgery
  • Pediatric electrophysiology
  • Fetal cardiology
  • Pediatric interventional cardiology
  • Pediatric cardiology

For more information about pediatric heart services, call our KIDS Heart Hotline: 813-644-6679.

 

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