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Aortic Valve Replacement and Aortic Valve Repair

At Children's National Hospital, our experienced Cardiac Surgery team specializes in performing aortic valve replacement and repair procedures.

Children's Team

Children's Team

Providers

Yves d'Udekem

Yves d'Udekem

Division Chief, Cardiac Surgery
Co-Director, Children's National Heart Institute
Richard Jonas

Richard Jonas

Emeritus Chief, Cardiac Surgery
Senior Investigator, Center for Neuroscience Research
Can Yerebakan

Can Yerebakan

Associate Chief, Cardiac Surgery
Director, HLHS Hybrid Program
Director, Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship Program
Our Stories

Our Stories

Serenity with mom

Serenity's Story

Two-year-old Serenity is a normal toddler with a not-so-normal story. She has a long scar in the middle of her chest (her “boo boo”) that represents the three open heart surgeries she had before her second birthday.

Departments

Departments

Cardiac Surgery

Our pediatric heart surgery team performs twice the number of surgeries of any other hospital in the region, with some of the best outcomes in the nation.

Cardiology

The pediatric heart experts at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C., provide advanced care for unborn babies, children and young adults with heart conditions.