Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC provides cardiothoracic surgery for children with congenital:
Surgical services include:
The Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at Children's also:
We are tied with one other institution on having the lowest overall four-year surgical mortality rate among all high-volume programs with a rate of 1.5 percent, according to the latest data compiled by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (2011-2015).
Nationally, the average mortality rate for all pediatric cardiovascular programs was 3.4 percent during the same reporting period. Our program ranks among the top pediatric cardiovascular surgery program in the country.
Our nurse practitioners and physician assistants conduct an ongoing program to help patients and parents learn about cardiothoracic surgery.
Staff members also serve as caring liaisons between families and members of the health care team.
The Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC requires referrals from primary care doctors or other Children’s Hospital specialists.
Patients enrolled in managed care insurance plans also may require authorization from their insurance provider and doctor.
We must receive all necessary referral and authorization forms before your child's visit.
For accurate provider numbers or to learn more, call the Heart Institute at Children's at 412-692-5540.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to: