Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery Outcomes
The most recent report from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) National Congenital Heart Surgery Database ranks the pediatric heart surgery program at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital among the Top 15 in the country in survival following pediatric heart operations. These results have been achieved utilizing a multi-disciplinary team of pediatric specialists including heart surgeons, cardiologists, anesthesiologists, critical care physicians, neonatologists, nursing staff, and technologists in heart-lung bypass and respiratory care. Click here to learn more about about our outcomes.
We recognize that no two patients are alike, thus our specialists treat no problem generically. They take the time to listen to the patient and his or her referring physician, then develop a treatment and rehabilitation plan that best meets the patient's needs. We focus on returning patients to active lifestyles and exploring alternatives to surgery, when feasible. Please find the specialty service below that is right for you.