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Pediatric Heart Murmurs

What is a heart murmur?

Murmurs are sounds made by blood circulating through the heart's chambers or valves, or through blood vessels near the heart. 

Children's Team

Children's Team

Providers

Ashraf Harahsheh

Ashraf Harahsheh

Director, Quality Outcomes in Cardiology
Director, Kawasaki Disease Program
Director, Cardiology Resident Education
Medical Unit Director, Northern Virginia and Fredericksburg
Richard Jonas

Richard Jonas

Emeritus Chief, Cardiac Surgery
Senior Investigator, Center for Neuroscience Research
Departments

Departments

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.

Children's National Heart Institute

Our expert pediatric heart team, including more than 40 subspecialties, offer advanced heart care and excellent outcomes for thousands of children every year.