Video Series: Our Team
Health Topics: Cardiology
Charles Berul, MD, is the Chief of Cardiology at Children's National Health System.
Teresa, 2, was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and waited on the Berlin Heart EXCOR® Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) for nine months while she waited for a heart transplant. Her heart arrived on Christmas Day.
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Although chest wall conditions are actually quite common in children, Children’s National’s team of pediatric specialists have the experience to accurately diagnose the condition and understand how treatment affects a child who is still growing.
The Hypertension Detection and Treatment program team works closely with our Nuclear Medicine Program and the Division of Cardiology to perform a comprehensive diagnostic evaluation to understand the cause of your child’s elevated blood pressure.
Pediatric specialists at Children’s National work closely to ensure an integrated approach to caring for each child and family.
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.