Heart Institute

Welcome to the Heart Institute at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Our team of pediatric heart specialists, nurses, and technicians is experienced with every type of heart condition, and we're dedicated to providing the best care for patients from before birth through childhood and adolescence, and into adulthood. Learn more about how our team is working to inspire hope in every heartbeat for our patients.

Doctors

Locations

Clinical Studies

  • Heart Institute

    UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    412-692-5540
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Center

    UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    412-692-5609
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Center

    UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
    300 Halket St.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • Cardiology

    UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
  • Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU)

    UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 4
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    412-692-8890
  • Da Silva Center for Ebstein's Anomaly

    UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    412-692-5540
  • Perinatal Cardiology Program

    UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
    300 Halket St.
    Floor 1, Room 1683
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    412-641-4547
  • Preventive Cardiology

    UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    412-692-5540
  • Children's North

    2599 Wexford Bayne Rd.
    Sewickley, PA 15143
    412-692-7337
  • Children's South

    205 Millers Run Road
    Bridgeville, PA 15017
    412-692-7337
  • Children's East

    4055 Monroeville Blvd.
    Building One
    Monroeville, PA 15146
    412-692-7337
  • UPMC Children's Specialty Care Center Erie at Magee–Womens, UPMC Hamot

    Magee–Womens, UPMC Hamot
    118 East 2nd Street
    W1150
    Erie, PA 16507
    814-877-8701
  • UPMC Children's Specialty Care Center Hermitage

    80 East Silver St., Suite 100
    Sharon, PA 16146
    724-347-4596
  • UPMC Children's Specialty Care Center Johnstown

    865 Eisenhower Blvd.
    Johnstown, PA 15904
    814-266-8840
  • Altoona Regional Medical Center

    620 Howard Ave.
    Altoona, PA 16601
    814-889-2709
  • UPMC Children's Community Pediatrics – Laurel Pediatrics

    140 Wayland Smith Drive
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    724-437-9854
  • Conemaugh Medical Center

    1086 Franklin Street
    Johnstown, PA 15905
  • Dubois Medical Arts Building

    145 Hospital Ave.
    Suite 102
    DuBois, PA 15801
    814-375-3569
  • UPMC Greensburg

    Stone Villa Professional Center
    660 Pellis Road
    Suite 202
    Greensburg, PA 15601
    724-834-1872
  • Adults with Congenital Heart Disease Awaiting Cardiac Transplantation

    Late Outcomes and Survival in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease Awaiting Cardiac Transplantation II

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    Aortic Coarctation Treatment Comparison Study

    Comparison between Surgical vs. Balloon Angioplasty vs. Intravascular Stent Placement for Recurrent or Native Coarctation of the Aorta

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    Atrial Switch Procedure Database Study

    Atrial Switch Database for Transposition of Great Arteries

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    Cardiac Biomarkers Generated in Children and Adolescents when Exercising

    Effect of Exercise on Serum Cardiac Biomarker Levels in Children and Adolescents

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    Heart Muscle Cell Growth Study for Infants with Complex Congenital Heart Disease

    Mechanistic Clinical Trial of Beta-blocker Administration for Reactivating Cardiomyocyte Division in Tetralogy of Fallot

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    Kawasaki Disease/COVID-19 Research Registry

    The Association of Kawasaki Disease and COVID-19 with Cardiac Complications: A Focused Sub-study of the International Kawasaki Disease Registry (IKDR)

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    Neurocognitive Impact of Surgical Re-intervention for Congenital Heart Disease

    Neurocognitive Function of Adolescents and Young Adults with Repaired Complex Congenital Heart Disease After Recent Cardiac Re-Interventions: A Pilot Study

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    Patent Ductus Arteriosus Closure with MVP™ Plug: A Retrospective Review

    Retrospective Review of PDA Closure with Medtronic MVP™ Micro Vascular Plug in Patients Weighing Less Than Two Kilograms

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    Pediatric & Congenital Heart Disease with Heart Failure – Treatment with Advanced Cardiac Therapies: The ACTION Project

    Advanced Cardiac Therapies Improving Outcomes Network (ACTION) to Improve the Health of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Patients with Heart Failure

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    Pediatric Heart Transplant Immunosuppressive Therapy Comparing Two Regimens: The TEAMMATE Study – Phase III

    Clinical Trial Comparing Everolimus and Low-Dose Tacrolimus to Tacrolimus and Mycophenalate Mofetil at 6 Months Post Heart Transplant to Prevent Long-Term Complications after Pediatric Heart Transplantation

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    Pregnancy & Congenital Heart Disease

    Prognosis of Pregnant Women with Congenital Heart Disease

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    Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation Causes Study

    ALK1 Signaling in Development of Superior Cavopulmonary Anastomosis-Associated Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations

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    Pulmonary Blood Flow Treatment with Stent versus Shunt

    Ductal Stenting vs. Surgical Shunt for Infants with Duct Dependent Pulmonary Blood Flow

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    Pulmonary Valve Stenosis Identification Before Birth

    Fetal Predictors of Pulmonary Valve Stenosis and Determining Post-Delivery Management

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    Pulmonary Vein Stenosis Study

    Pulmonary Vein Stenosis: Disease Mechanisms and Outcomes

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    Supraventricular Tachycardia Management – A Treatment Comparison Study

    Calcium Channel Blockers versus Beta Blockers in the Chronic Management of SVT in Pediatric Subjects without Pre-excitation Syndrome or Hemodynamically Significant Heart Disease

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    Transplant EBV Disease Study

    Transplant Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Disease – Pathogenesis and Immunotherapy

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    For Health Care Professionals

    Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery Report
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    Quicklinks for Health Care Professionals
    News and information at your fingertips!
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    Heart Transplant Program Receives HRSA Silver Award
    Honored for achievements in organ donation and transplantation.
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    Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Act
    View our recommended protocols for pediatricians.
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    Pulse Oximetry Screening for Newborn Nurseries
    Partner with us for screenings, echocardiograms, transport, and more.
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    Congenital Heart Disease Education
    Interactive portal for physicians, patients, and parents.
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    Fellowships Programs
    Pediatric Cardiology, Cardiac Critical Care, Cardiothoracic Surgery
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    -See more at: www.chp.edu/our-services/heart