For Health Professionals
The Children's Heart Center at Children's Hospital of New Jersey
provides extraordinary care for infants and children with congenital heart
and lung disease. The Children’s Heart Center is the only facility
of its kind in New Jersey offering the expertise and resources to provide
a comprehensive range of services including prenatal, neonatal and pediatric
diagnostic, interventional and cardiothoracic surgical services. The state-of-the-art
10-bed Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, the only one in New Jersey, provides
for care of these special infants, and children in a family-centered environment
using a team approach.
Dedicated cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiologists, cardiac intensivists,
cardiothoracic anesthesiologists, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse
specialists are available for consultation across the entire spectrum
of pediatric, fetal, and “grown-up” congenital heart disease.
When families visit The Children's Heart Center for evaluation or follow-up
visits, a comprehensive array of ancillary diagnostic services are immediately
available. From diagnostic testing to consultations with other specialists,
patient visits are structured such that the family leaves fully informed
about the diagnosis and treatment plan.
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Consultation and Referral
Physicians can consult with any member of our surgical or medical staff,
or make a referral to The Children's Heart Center by calling
An experienced cardiac intensivist is available at all times to coordinate
incoming transfers of patients to The Children’s Heart Center and
its Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. When dispatched, our expert transport
team, including critical care physicians and nurses, can perform critical
interventions to stabilize infants and children with serious heart disease.
A state-of-the-art mobile intensive care ambulance can be dispatched throughout
New Jersey and the surrounding region to transport seriously ill infants
Physicians can arrange emergency transport by calling (973) 926-7770.