The Single Ventricle Center of Excellence at Lurie Children’s offers comprehensive treatment for infants, children and adults born with a single functional ventricle pumping blood to the entire body.
Our multidisciplinary team has passion and expertise in caring for patients with complex heart disease. The Single Ventricle team is dedicated to the caring for patients from before birth through adulthood. We focus on:
Making our care consistent and safe for all patients.
Depending on the needs of each patient, additional referrals are made to a variety of other specialties, including cardiovascular genetics, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hepatology, immunology, hematology, clinical nutrition and social work.
Make an Appointment
Appointments with the comprehensive Single Ventricle Center of Excellence can be arranged through Kara Barto at 312.227.4403.
The Division of Cardiology is committed to excellence in the care of young patients with congenital and acquired heart disease — from the fetus to the adult. Our mission is to foster a collaborative environment in which expertise in cardiac issues is cultivated through the promotion of research, education, and prevention.