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Congenital Cardiac Surgery at Connecticut Children’s

Connecticut Children’s is the only health system in the state dedicated to children, offering cardiac care to congenital heart disease patients from before birth through adulthood.

Advanced Congenital Heart Care

Connecticut Children’s congenital cardiac surgery program specializes in:

  • Complex neonatal repair
  • Single ventricle palliation
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Adult congenital heart surgery

Surgical and complex procedures include:

  • Arterial switch procedures
  • Blood conservation cardiac surgery
  • Coarctation repair
  • Damus-Kay-Stansel procedure
  • Fontan procedure
  • PDA ligation
  • Pulmonary artery banding
  • Valve repair or replacement

Our goal is to eliminate the need to stop the heart during surgery, as well as reduce the need for multiple surgeries. Our specialists are continuously advancing medical research in this area.

Surgical Outcomes

Connecticut Children’s ranks below national benchmarks for mortality, risk-adjusted mortality and median length of stay.  Learn more about our cardiac surgery outcomes >

Our Congenital Cardiac Surgery Team

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