As a leader in pediatric cardiac care, our institute is one of the largest and fastest growing in the country. Nationally ranked for heart care and surgery by U.S. World & News Report, we are also one of only eight stand-alone pediatric research centers in the country and we are committed to advancing the field of heart care for kids.
Our state-of-the-art facilities were designed and built from the ground up to provide nationally-ranked care for kids and families coping with all kinds of heart disease.
And, because we understand what you are going through, our family-centered program includes support and care far beyond your child’s medical needs.
Collaboration means better care for your child’s heart
Led by pediatric cardiologist Dr. Dunbar Ivy and pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. James Jaggers, our multidisciplinary care team ensures all of the services your child may need are here in one place. Because we combine the resources of some of the world’s most qualified and experienced heart specialists, every patient receives a more complete level of care.
The institute is comprised of more than 15 departments, including Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart Transplant, Cardiac Intensive Care, Cardiac Anesthesia, Cardiac Imaging, Cardiac Research and more.
As part of Children’s Hospital Colorado, our doctors and staff collaborate with, and can provide access to any of our more than 1,000 pediatric specialists at a moment’s notice.
Pediatric cardiac care for kids in Colorado and beyond
Located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora and South Campus in Highlands Ranch, we serve families from Denver, Colorado Springs and across the Rocky Mountain region. We also provide outreach clinics throughout the Rocky Mountain region and take referrals from across the country.
Children's Colorado's Heart Institute is ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in the nation for heart care and surgery by U.S. News & World Report. We are one of only eight stand-alone pediatric research centers in the nation and one of the fastest-growing pediatric cardiac programs in the country. Our doctors, surgeons and nurses have experience diagnosing and treating all types of heart disease. Because of this expertise, we offer a consistent care team for patients, from the developmental years into early adulthood.
Comprehensive cardiac care, from before birth through young adulthood
Combining our medical expertise with state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive research makes us one of the best places in the nation for pediatric heart care.
Our team's expertise in critical areas of heart care, such as cardiac surgery, cardiac anesthesia, intensive care, fetal diagnostics, cardiac imaging and exercise physiology, contributes to excellent outcomes.
Our fetal cardiologists work with parents and community physicians to provide complete care – from prenatal or fetal diagnosis, to counseling, birth planning, and care after delivery – for babies who have heart conditions present at, or before, birth. They are key members of the Colorado Fetal Care Center team.
Special services we offer, such as our Welcome Program, help families manage their non-medical needs.
In addition to our cardiology team, more than 1,500 pediatric specialists at Children's Hospital Colorado provide expert care in any medical subspecialty area that our patients might need.
Looking for a second opinion?
From heart conditions present at birth to adult congenital heart disease to heart conditions requiring surgery, our pediatric heart experts can provide a second opinion so you feel confident in your child’s care plan.
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Children's Hospital Colorado providers
Children’s Hospital Colorado providers are faculty members of the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Our specialists are nationally ranked and globally recognized for delivering the best possible care in pediatrics.
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