Video Series: About Us, Our Team
Health Topics: Cardiology
Charles Berul, MD, Chief of Cardiology and Co-director of the Children’s National Heart Institute, describes the cardiology services at Children’s National, including the subspecialties provided at multiple locations throughout the region.
During his one-month-old checkup at a local doctor’s office in California, Maryland, Aidan’s pediatrician detected a rapid heartbeat. He immediately sent them to Children’s National where doctors confirmed that Aidan’s tiny heart was beating twice as fast as it should be.
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Congenital heart defects (CHD) remain the most common birth defect. Thanks to major advances in medicine and surgery, children with CHD have a more than 90 percent survival rate.
Located within Prince George's County, the Upper Marlboro Outpatient Center offers a range of care by Children’s National experts. Like the rest of our outpatient centers in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, we provide specialty care for children of all ages at this location.
Exercise testing is useful diagnostic and treatment tool for the assessment of the heart function in children.
Learn how we’re working with the National Institutes of Health to reduce or eliminate radiation exposure using advanced cardiac MRI technology.