The Division of Cardiology provides comprehensive care to infants, children and young adults affected by, or suspected to have congenital and acquired heart disease.
We maintain up-to-date knowledge about the diagnosis and treatment of heart problems through an active teaching program, medical research and continuing medical education activities.
Pediatric residents will spend their electives in various clinical settings. Knowledge of cardiology is vital for residents going into general pediatrics and more so going into a pediatric subspecialty such as neonatology, critical care or emergency medicine, as it helps them in the diagnosis and management of patients.
As a pediatric resident, you will learn about the evaluation and medical management of:
Our diagnostic capabilities include:
Medical students have the opportunity to shadow our faculty in an inpatient environment at Oishei Children's Hospital as well as in outpatient settings. Thus, they gain exposure to our highly specialized field. Those desiring of a greater involvement will be accommodated. In addition, our faculty give scheduled lectures pertaining to our pediatric subspecialty throughout the year.
Our research interests include topics related to preventive cardiology, noninvasive imaging and electrophysiology. Our faculty members are well published and are reviewers for several journals pertaining to pediatric cardiology. We collaborate with other pediatric subspecialties as well as with our adult cardiology colleagues within our research programs.
We support families of patients with cardiac conditions and provide compassionate care for the individual patients suffering from congenital heart disease, starting in utero, infancy, childhood, and through adulthood.