Heart Care for Children

As a parent, you want to see your child back playing with friends as soon as possible. Find reassurance in our considerable expertise treating heart conditions for children. The pediatric cardiologists at the CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center specialize in diagnosing and treating congenital heart disease, abnormal heart rhythms, chest pain, fainting spells and heart murmurs.

Why Choose Us For Your Child’s Heart Care?

  • CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center is one of only a few sites in Minnesota to be accredited for its pediatric transthoracic and fetal echocardiography program.
  • Non-surgical heart rhythm treatment is provided in state-of-the-art electrophysiology labs where children can receive pacemakers and/or defibrillators.
  • Our close working relationship with CentraCare Maternal-Fetal Medicine allows us to diagnose problems within the womb. If needed, care can start before the baby is born.

When it comes to matters of the heart, no one knows better than Brittany Freese.
Freese familyAs a registered pediatric and adult echocardiograph (echo) technician for CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center, she spends her days scanning hearts looking for defects and abnormalities in everyone from newborns to adults. Read her story of finding out her son had congenital heart defects.

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"Running a half marathon is challenging. Running it after experiencing a near-fatal heart condition and being placed on a heart transplant list is a whole different story."
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