Children's Heart Center at Peyton Manning Children's Hospital

  • Specialty Care
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

About Us

Pediatric cardiologists at the Children's Heart Center at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis, care for childhood heart conditions.

Specialty care for pediatric heart problems

The Children’s Heart Center at Peyton Manning Children's Hospital is a full-service pediatric cardiology program that delivers comprehensive surgical care for newborns, children and teens with congenital and acquired heart conditions. Your child’s care is coordinated with their referring physicians and other care team members to ensure they receive the highest level of specialized care. And because each child has unique and special needs, our care plans are personalized for each individual child.

Services for childhood heart conditions

Our heart doctors and cardiac nurses educate you and your child so you can better understand how to make lifestyle changes as your child grows. A childhood heart condition can affect your family’s emotional health. We care for pediatric heart conditions, including:

  • Atrial septal defect (ASD), known as a hole in the wall of the heart
  • Chronic rheumatic heart disease
  • Congenital heart defects and disease
  • Heart murmur
  • Heart valve damage
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • VSD
  • PDA
  • Truncus arteriosus
  • Transposition of the great arteries
  • Tetralogy of fallot
  • Aortopulmonary window
  • Double outlet ventricles
  • Valve conditions
  • Arrhythmias
  • Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
  • Single ventricle heart defect
  • Fontan operation and one and one half ventricular repair
  • Coronary artery anomalies
  • Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
  • Bicuspid aortic valve
  • Marfan Syndrome

Cardiac Surgeries at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital:

  • Anomalous Left Coronary Artery
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (A-V Canal)
  • Aortic Valve Disease:
    • Valvotomy
    • Ross Procedure
    • Valve Replacement
    • Apical Aortic Conduit
  • Aortoplasty Arterial Switch for Transposition of the Great Arteries
  • Atrial Septectomy
  • Bi-Directional Glenn
  • Blalock-Taussig Shunt
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Cortriatriatum
  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle
  • Fontan and Hemi-Fontan
  • Intracardiac Tumor Excision
  • Konno Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Repair and Replacement
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and other single ventricular procedures
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pulmonary Valvotomy
  • Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction
  • Rastelli
  • Ross Procedure
  • Scimitar syndrome
  • Subaortic Membrane
  • Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Vascular Ring
  • Ventricular Septal Defect

Thoracic Surgery

  • Lobectomy
  • Pectus Excavatum Repair
  • Pericardial Window
  • Open Lung Biopsy
At the Children's Heart Center at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital, we offer nonsurgical tests to evaluate and monitor your child’s heart condition. Our network of pediatric cardiovascular specialists and surgeons offer a wide range of treatment options, including:
  • 3D imaging of the heart to treat heart arrhythmias
  • Cardiac surgery for structural heart damage
  • Surface Electrocardiograms (ECG)
  • Interventional catheterization
  • Medications
  • Pacemaker implantation Ambulatory ECG (Holter monitor) and patient-activated cardiac event recorders Exercise testing Tilt table testing (for patients prone to fainting)
State-of-the-art technologies available to support the surgical program include:
  • Nitric oxide to treat pulmonary hypertension
  • High frequency ventilation
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) Negative pressure ventilation Renal replacement therapy

The Children's Heart Center at Peyton Manning Children's Hospital is ready to deliver advanced pediatric heart care. Our facility includes a dedicated pediatric cardiac catheterization lab and a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). Cardiovascular surgeons, heart specialists, pediatric anesthesiologists and other pediatric specialists deliver around the clock care for children with heart conditions and who are recovering from surgery.

If you have a newborn with a heart condition, we're here for you and your baby. We have the largest newborn ICU in Indiana and one of the largest pediatric cardiology programs in the state. If your child's heart condition requires surgery, our pediatric cardiac surgeons are trained in surgery for babies born pre-term and newborns.

We deliver supportive care for your child’s needs, including pediatric exercise therapy. Our Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital emergency room offers 24/7 pediatric emergency care if needed.