Diagnostic and Evaluation Services

Diagnosing and Evaluating Heart Disease in Children

Diagnosing heart disease in infants and children can be a complex process.

It requires special training in translating test results, as well as working with our young heart patients and their families.

The Heart Institute at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh takes a family-centered care approach.

This means our team will work with you and your child to:

  • Build a trusting rapport.
  • Make testing and hospital stays easier.
  • Get precise test results so doctors can make precise diagnoses.

Common Testing for Heart Disease in Children

Among the most common tests for diagnosing heart disease in children are:

Make an Appointment for Heart Disease Testing

To make an appointment or learn more about heart disease testing, contact the Heart Institute at UPMC Children's Hospital at 412-692-5540.