Tour the Cardiac ICU


This virtual tour highlights the important features of our state-of-the-art intensive care unit, the only specialized Cardiac ICU in the region. Each year more than 500 patients have heart surgery at Children's National. Our team cares for these neonates, children, and adults in a comforting environment with private patient rooms and the latest research and innovation to provide the best outcomes for patients.For more information, go to: www.childrensnational.org

Teresa's Story

Teresa Dejesus

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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Share your birthday with a child. Celebrate your life, and give a chance to someone who desperately wants to have as many as you.

Share your birthday with a child. Celebrate your life, and give a chance to someone who desperately wants to have as many as you.Make it happen