Pediatric Cardiovascular-thoracic Surgery
Due to extraordinary technological advances, many of the congenital heart defects previously considered inoperable can now be corrected with cardiac surgery. Through Lurie Children's at Cadence Health*, this pediatric program brings the experience and expertise of Lurie Children's pediatric cardiovascular-thoracic surgery team to the medical staff of CDH.
The Pediatric Cardiovascular-thoracic Surgery Team
The Lurie Chidren's pediatric cardiovascular-thoracic surgeons in this pediatric program are on the medical staff at CDH and work closely with other pediatric specialists to determine the necessity and timing of cardiovascular surgery. The multidisciplinary team includes:
Lurie Children's pediatric surgeons, board certified in cardiovascular-thoracic surgery
Additional Lurie Children's specialists including pediatric cardiologists, pediatric critical care specialists and neonatologists
CDH registered nurses
Child life specialists
To request a first-time appointment, call 1-800-543-7362 (1-800-KIDS-DOC®). TTY for the hearing impaired 1-800-526-0844.
*Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Cadence Health is a collaborative program between Cadence Health, now a part of Northwestern Medicine, and Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. The physicians participating in this program are neither agents of nor employed by Cadence Health or any of its affiliate member hospitals.