The Cardiology Department of The Heart Center at Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment of children and adults with a full range of cardiovascular conditions, from clinic consultations for innocent heart murmurs to intensive care of critically ill patients with complex congenital heart disease.
In addition to the services provided at Children’s Hospital, the cardiologists travel to off-site clinics in Covington, Metairie, Marrero, Denham Springs, Houma and Thibodaux.
Common conditions treated at The Heart Center:
- Heart murmurs
- Syncope (fainting)
- Chest pain
- Palpitations or irregular heart rhythms
- Heart failure and cardiomyopathies
- Congenital heart defects
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol