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.
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Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most common birth defect. Approximately 8 per every 1,000 babies are born with a form of CHD and about 280 outwardly healthy babies are discharged from hospitals every year with unrecognized CHD.
Several members of the Children's National team traveled together to South Africa to attend the 6th World Congress Pediatric Cardiac Society of South Africa, hosted by the South African Heart Association.
Electrophysiologists at Children’s National Heart Institute treat all forms of arrhythmias. Charles Berul, MD, Chief of Cardiology and Co-director of the institute, explains the ways that experts care for arrhythmias including ablation catheterization with a 3D mapping system, an advanced technique that is used by Children’s on a routine basis.
Children's National's director of echocardiography and telemedicine Craig A. Sable, MD, and a team of doctors and nurses have been traveling to Uganda since 2003 to help children in need.