Welcome to the UVA Congenital Cardiac Surgery website. UVA is the leading comprehensive center in the region for the the treatment of congenital heart disease. Our center provides care of the full spectrum of congenital cardiac lesions with results of these complicated repairs among the leaders in the country. Results for the Norwood procedure for hypoplastic left heart syndrome currently exceed 90%, as they have for the last three years. UVA is the only center providing cardiac transplantation for children in Virginia. We are also one of only four centers in the United States with clinical experience with the Berlin heart for heart failure in pediatric patients. Our ECMO support team also provides backup support for our most severe cases and thus rounds out one of the most complete cardiac support teams in the country.
Our Adult Congenital Heart Disease program serves the ever increasing number of adults with congenital heart disease. Please visit the website dedicated to this program.
Our center operates within the comprehensive University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, a top 100 hospital located in idyllic Charlottesville, Virginia.
The members of our program are dedicated to the delivery of elite clinical care and are all actively involved in the advancement of knowledge in our field. We have been and continue to be at the forefront of new medical and surgical treatments for congenital heart disease. This has greatly enhanced the number and quality of therapeutic options available to our patients.
Please visit the full contents of our website. We are extremely pleased with the group of dedicated passionate professionals who have come together at the Virginia Children's Heart Center to further the treatment of congenital heart disease in our region, country, and throughout the world.