Congenital Heart Disease Patient Guide
Repairing problems that you’re born with is just the beginning of our commitment to your heart health. By combining pediatric and adult congenital heart disease experts within a single program, Cedars-Sinai has the unique ability to care for our patients over the entire course of their lifetime. This is only part of what makes the Guerin Family Congenital Heart Program so special.
Lifelong Congenital Heart Disease Care at Cedars-Sinai
We deliver exceptional services through every stage of life, including:
Fetal cardiac diagnosis to detect problems in unborn children, counsel expecting families and work with their obstetrics team to coordinate the highest level of care takes place from birth
High-risk pregnancy services that help pregnant women who have congenital heart disease and women whose babies may have been diagnosed as having a heart condition stay as healthy as possible throughout pregnancy
Family-centered birth experience with all of your baby’s subspecialists present in the same place you deliver
Comprehensive cardiac evaluation at any age, as one of the leading heart centers in the country, our program can offer the most advanced diagnostics at any age
Pediatric congenital heart disease care, including surgical and minimally invasive therapies, as well as the latest clinical trials exploring new care options
Adult congenital heart disease care, including ongoing monitoring for complications and treatments from a team that understands your needs
Congenital Heart Disease Research
Cedars-Sinai is often among the first programs offering new treatments through clinical trials. Our efforts are helping doctors all over the world improve treatment for congenital heart disease and allow you or your child access the latest therapies.
Support for Patients With Congenital Heart Disease
Living with congenital heart disease can bring challenges, and we’re here to help. Our nurse practitioners coordinate your care, so you can focus on your child and getting better. Our team also includes social workers, dieticians, child life specialists and speech and occupational therapists, all here to support your child and your family.