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Heart Center Programs

The Heart Center has developed specialized programs to treat certain conditions in the most comprehensive way possible. Browse our list of programs to learn more about the expert-led initiatives that can help treat your child.

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Families with Cardiomyopathy Clinic

Lurie Children's Families with Cardiomyopathy Clinic offers evaluation and treatment for patients with familial cardiomyopathy. In our unique approach, the whole family is seen during the same clinic visit.

Fetal & Neonatal Cardiology

The Fetal Cardiology Program ensures that families expecting a baby with heart concerns receive the best diagnostic and counseling care available.

Fontan Futures℠ Initiative

Working with Prentice Women’s Hospital and the Heart Center at Lurie Children’s, this Initiative helps families expecting a child with only one ventricle save cord blood and heart tissue for use in emerging therapies in coming years.

Heart Transplant Program

The Pediatric Heart Failure & Transplantation Program at Lurie Children's provides life-saving treatments for children with heart disease.

Interventional Cardiology & Catheterization

Lurie Children's Heart Center team of interventional physicians performs more than 1,000 cardiac catheterizations on young patients with congenital heart disease each year.

Kawasaki Disease Center

Since 1979, Lurie Children's Division of Infectious Diseases has cared for more than 1,600 children with Kawasaki disease. The Center, established in 1998, is internationally known as one of the most active centers of research of the disease.

Neuro​psychology Testing

Neuropsychology (ne​uropsych) testing evaluates a patient’s cognitive strengths and weaknesses. Read more.

NICU-Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program

The NICU-Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program (NCNP) at Lurie Children's evaluates and cares for children from birth to adulthood. Learn more.

NICU-Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program: Child & Adolescent Clinic

Lurie Children's NICU-Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program: Child & Adolescent Clinic is one of only a few programs nationwide providing care for infants and young children through the Neonatal and Cardiac Intensive Care Follow-Up Clinic and to school-age.

NICU-Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program: Early Childhood Clinic

Lurie Children’s NICU-Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program: Early Childhood Clinic is a developmental follow-up service, supporting your child’s development from infancy through preschool.

POTS Program

The POTS Program at Lurie Children’s provides comprehensive care to patients with cardiovascular symptoms of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS). Learn more.

Preventive Cardiology Program

The Preventive Cardiology Program is committed to improving the health of children at risk for heart disease. We care for children who have cardiac risk factors for heart and vascular disease which may include high cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, and a family history of heart attacks and strokes.