Cardiology services at Children’s National cover the whole spectrum of care, from congenital to acquired disease and from before a child is even born through adulthood. Learn more about our cardiology program in this video.
Our team of internationally respected pediatric cardiologists provides complex to common heart conditions. Our patients range in age from babies in the womb to young adults with congenital heart defects.
Our entire team of pediatric specialists, who are available for consultation with your child’s heart team 24/7, provide experience and expertise to shepherd you and your family from diagnosis through treatment. We then coordinate follow-up care for your child as long as he or she needs.
Meet our team
Features of our program include:
We offer the full range of heart care for your child. Learn more about our services:
Our team of cardiac interventionists performs more than 600 procedures annually. Our doctors possess special expertise with the use of intravascular stents in the treatment of severe pulmonary artery stenosis and other blood vessel abnormalities. We also offer minimally invasive closure of some types of congenital heart disease with outstanding outcomes and quick recovery without the need for surgery. Learn more about our Cardiac Catheterization Lab.
We offer advanced imaging techniques to obtain highly detailed pictures of your child’s heart structure and function:
Our expert pediatric electrophysiologists provide comprehensive heart rhythm management of arrhythmias and syncope in children. We offer the latest and safest technologies, including cryoablation therapy, and 3-D mapping without X-ray radiation. Learn more about our electrophysiology program.
Through this innovative program, the unborn child is cared for as a separate and individual patient. Comprehensive care begins in utero and is coordinated in partnership with referring maternal fetal medicine specialists and obstetricians with many subspecialties, including cardiology, cardiac surgery, genetics, and radiology. A unique feature of the program is while our team cares for the fetal heart, we monitor brain function and other aspects of fetal development to ensure the best outcomes. Learn more about the Fetal Heart Program.
This multidisciplinary program (the combination of different specialists) is working to improve the diets and lifestyles of our patients to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. These risk factors include abnormal cholesterol, hypertension, increased weight, and other adverse lifestyle choices, such as lack of exercise and tobacco use. Learn more about the Preventive Cardiology Program.
In order to ensure that our patients have appropriate heart care as adults, we established the Washington Adult Congenital Heart (WACH) program, a collaborative care partnership with MedStar Washington Hospital Center.
Learn more about:
For more information, call us at 202-476-2020.
Zachary Blumenfeld is so thankful for the Children’s National Health System physicians who saved his life. Now, he wants to spread miracles around the world.
Division Chief, CardiologyCo-Director, Children’s National Heart Institute
Medical Director, Outpatient Cardiology
John Berger III
Medical Director, Pulmonary Hypertension ProgramMedical Director, Cardiac ECMO Medical Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Medical Director, Inpatient CardiologyMedical Director, Heart and Kidney Unit
Director, Cardiac MRI
Director, Fetal Heart ProgramCo-Director, Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Program Cardiologist
Director, Cardiology Fellowship
Director, Washington Adult Congenital Heart Program
Director, Interventional Cardiology
Medical Director, Cardiac ICU
Medical Director, Global Services Cardiologist
Director, Electrophysiology Program
Associate Division Chief, CardiologyDirector, Telemedicine and Echocardiography
Director, Cardio-Oncology ProgramCardiologist
Associate Director, Cardiology Fellowship Training Program Cardiologist
Cardiac Critical Care Specialist
Cardiac Critical Care Specialist
Director, Advanced Cardiac Therapies and Heart Transplant Program
Associate Medical Director, Telemedicine Cardiologist, Cardiac Critical Care Medicine