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Nemours Cardiac Center

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803
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Phone: (302) 651-4200

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Nemours Cardiac Center

Nemours Cardiac Center at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803 | Get Map & Directions »

Your Child's Precious Heart, Our Promise

As national leaders in pediatric cardiac care, we specialize in children's heart disease, from the simplest to the most complex. From before birth through adulthood, your child can get all of the services related to heart care here at the Nemours Cardiac Center — in one place, at one time.

U.S.News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals: Cardiology & Heart Surgery

When Little Hearts Need Help

Families from across the country, and around the world, come to our renowned Nemours Cardiac Center. We are located in the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., ranked among the nation’s best in pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

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Who We Are

Whatever kind of heart condition your child might have, you can count on our experts to give you an accurate, swift diagnosis and explain everything in language you can understand. Our team will recommend and offer treatment, from innovative, non-surgical catheter procedures in some instances to surgery for more complex cases.

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  • our care teams
  • top-notch facilities

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Our goal is to give every child health and joy.

Diagnosis & Treatment

Although children’s heart conditions can’t be prevented, a lot can be done to improve and often completely repair kids’ hearts at any age. Thanks to advanced technology and our expert cardiology teams at Nemours, most children born with a heart defect or condition — even newborns only hours old — can be quickly diagnosed and treated right when it matters the most. That’s why we specialize in early detection and repair — so your child will have the very best possible chance for a healthy future.

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  • diagnostic testing
  • surgical, non-surgical and combination treatment

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Prevention & Research

We evaluate and counsel children of all ages who may be at risk for future heart problems associated with being overweight, or having high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol. Plus we’re internationally recognized for investigations into preventive cardiology and maintain a leadership role in national efforts to prevent heart disease.

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  • our prevention efforts
  • research and clinical trials

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Nemours Accredited as Second Pediatric Heart Failure Institute in Nation

Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium recognizes Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children for advanced heart failure care, exceptional support group for families and proactive outreach EMS program.

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Patient Stories

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