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Cook Children's Heart Center

At Cook Children's Heart Center, you'll find top pediatric cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons with expertise in an extensive list of specialties and subspecialties. Our doctors are known for their ground-breaking surgical techniques and heart-mending technologies. And from newborns, infants and children to adults with congenital heart defects, you'll find that our focus is always on the one child, the one family, that matters most — yours.

Meet Ivy, a Cook Children's cardiology patient with a complex heart condition. Ivy was born with congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries and dextrocardia. Learn how the care provided by Cook Children's Heart Center has allowed her to get back to the business of being a toddler and enjoying life.

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Mended Little Hearts Support Group

Mended Little Hearts – A family support group for patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) that meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month.

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Educational Resources

Cook Children's Heart Center is committed to giving families and our community the resources they need to manage heart conditions. There are many educational and support opportunities available, including:

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