The Heart Institute at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

The Heart Institute at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh provides the full scope of heart care and management to patients of all ages. We use the most up-to-date technology and offer a full array of services to care for children and adults who are born with or acquire heart disease. Our program spans across a patient’s lifetime – from fetal to childhood to adulthood – and offers the resources to seamlessly transition care from one stage to another.

Contact Us

  • To request an appointment or a second opinion, you can complete our online form, or call us at 412-692-5540.
  • To refer a patient, complete the online form, email, or visit our referral page for additional information.
  • For international patients, learn more about the services we provide children and their families from around the world.

Why Choose the Heart Institute at UPMC Children’s?

At the Heart Institute, our team is at the forefront of clinical excellence and outstanding patient care. We carefully evaluate each case and are available to offer a second (or third) opinion on your child’s case.

  • The Heart Institute at UPMC Children’s achieves outstanding clinical outcomes, ranking UPMC Children’s among the top institutions in the nation.
  • We’ve welcomed patients and their families from 22 countries around the world. UPMC Children’s offers travel assistance and affordable overnight accommodations to those who qualify. Learn more about resources we offer families, parents, and visitors.
  • Our team is experienced in performing advanced, complex procedures, including multi-organ transplants.
  • Our program has a rich history of achieving clinical milestones and providing outstanding patient care. Learn more about what sets the Heart Institute apart.

Research and Clinical Studies

As a nationally recognized research center, UPMC Children’s Hospital’s Heart Institute is involved in the latest clinical studies for Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiology, and Heart and Lung Transplant, which involve human volunteers and are intended to add to our medical understanding.