Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease at Dell Children's Medical Center

  • Specialty Care

About Us

Ascension Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease is the only comprehensive children’s heart center in Central Texas.

We provide quality care to children and adolescents with congenital heart defects and heart disease.

Care for pediatric cardiovascular disease

We combine services with Dell Children’s Medical Center to provide advanced medical and surgical care for heart disease in children and adolescents. We manage and repair simple and complex heart defects while keeping your Central Texas family close to home.

Our center has access to the latest technology for equipment, rooms, and labs. There are private patient rooms and healing spaces. Our care team includes board-certified doctors who specialize in pediatric heart surgery, cardiology, anesthesia, and critical care.

Our special services include:

  • Telemedicine – A team of medical expert from across the state use digital communication technology to work together on care plans for patients. This helps diagnosis and shortens hospital stays.
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program (ECMO) – Dell Children’s has the only ECMO program in Austin. ECMO uses mechanical devices to help with heart or lung function during heart failure, allowing time for a child’s lungs/heart to rest and recover.
  • HeartGift Foundation – Lifesaving heart operations for children from developing countries.

Compassionate care 

We are committed to providing you with the tools you need to make informed healthcare decisions. Whether you need routine care or have a more complex condition, your health is our priority – body, mind and spirit.