Ongoing care of congenital heart conditions is important even into adulthood. It may seem that your heart condition was corrected when you were a child, but depending on the condition, you may need a specialist trained in adult congenital conditions as an adult. Our physicians are experts at treating and monitoring adults patients with congenital heart diseases and in helping adolescents transitions smoothly from child to adult care of congenital heart defects.
The future is bright for patients with congenital heart disease, but there are some medical problems that can arise years or decades later.
Our Adolescent and Adult Congenital Heart Disease experts treat patients with all forms of congenital heart disease, and they specialize in the most complex cases, including:
For more information, the Heart Institute Encyclopedia provides information about cardiac diseases, defects, disorders and problems that may affect you or your child's heart.