Cardiac Center, Delaware Valley

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Cardiac Center, Delaware Valley

About Our Pediatric Heart Center of Excellence

Nemours Children’s Cardiac Center in Wilmington, Del. offers the highest level of expert, personalized heart and vascular care for children from before birth into adulthood. Our team of pediatric cardiologists, cardiac anesthesiologists, critical care intensivists, interventional cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiac psychologists, cardiovascular geneticists and many others work side by side, every single day, to help kids thrive.

Our cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery programs are nationally recognized and named among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report

We pioneer surgical methods, conduct researcheducate health care providers and achieve outcomes that are the best in the region. Families and medical providers across the country turn to us for second opinions and expertise in the rarest and most complex conditions. You can trust your child is getting the latest, safest possible heart care at Nemours.

Our approach goes beyond your child’s physical health to address their mental and social wellness too. And we support the whole family. From fetal heart testing and newborn surgery to preventive heart care, neurodevelopmental support and heart transplants, we work to improve your child’s quality of life, for a lifetime.

Heart Care You Can Trust

We see more than 25,000 babies, children, teens and young adults each year.

Our cardiothoracic surgery complication rate is low — 0% for some procedures.

We offer more than a dozen clinical trials, and treatments, not found everywhere.

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We have many pediatric cardiac care physicians and locations — find the care closest to you:

Nationally Recognized Heart Expertise

We’re known for developing new treatments for kids with heart disease, and we're part of national organizations that set the standard of care for kids everywhere. We offer highly integrated programs built on a strong foundation of expertise and skill.

Integrated, Team-Based Pediatric Heart Care

At Nemours, your child gets pediatric heart expertise from a team that partners closely to deliver the best possible care. Our heart center is designed so that services are close by, and we regularly interact to plan treatment and manage conditions as a team.

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We offer all the heart care your child needs. from the womb to adulthood, all in one place.

Our surgeons and interventionalists have survival rates that rival the largest heart centers in the nation.

Our fetal heart team can diagnose some conditions as early as week 12 in pregnancy. You may even deliver your baby here.

We’re researching new and innovative ways to treat disease and improve quality of life. We have clinical trial treatments you can't get everywhere.

We go beyond our hospital doors to bring lifelong heart health to families in the communities we serve.

See How We Work

Every member of our team works for your child’s best, healthiest life. See why it makes a difference to have heart expertise and all the services you need under one roof.

A Team That Grows With Your Child

Your child’s heart care team includes certified advanced practice providers, pediatric nurse practitioners and physician associates with special experience in caring for kids with cardiovascular conditions. 

Many have been here for several years. Families tell us that having a highly skilled, familiar team with them as their child grows makes a difference. 

Whether your child is staying overnight in our inpatient heart unit, is in critical care, or coming in for a routine visit, you’re in good hands at Nemours. 

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Have Your Baby Here

The Nemours Advanced Delivery Program allows healthy moms to deliver at our children’s hospital in Delaware. This means your baby can get the critical care they need right away. 

If you can’t deliver here, we have advanced neonatal transport equipped with lifesaving technology. We’ll get your baby here safely and quickly. 

Let Us Help You

The Nemours Cardiac Center offers the skill and outcomes of a large academic center, with a personal, community feel. We support your family every step of the way. Let us help you.

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Work With Us

Our team collaborates with physicians and researchers across the country, and the world. We partner with and train health care professionals to improve care for kids everywhere. Let’s work together.

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