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Wolfson Children's Hospital Congenital Heart

Congenital Heart Defects

A congenital heart defect is a problem with the structure of the heart that is present at birth. As leaders in congenital heart care, the Terry Heart Center cardiovascular experts provide diagnosis, advanced treatment and monitoring of congenital heart defects for more than 8,000 children and adults a year, no matter their age.

C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry Heart Center

Wolfson Children’s Hospital provides pediatric cardiology in partnership with University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville. Learn more

Children’s Congenital Heart Services

Our pediatric cardiac experts at Wolfson Children’s Hospital have special training and experience needed to accurately diagnose and offer the most advanced treatments available for your child.

Adult Congenital Heart Services

Whether you were just diagnosed or you’ve been managing your condition throughout your adult life, the experts in our Adult Congenital Heart Program are here to offer you the latest in advanced treatments that allow you to live life to the fullest.

C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry Heart Center

University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville Wolfson Children’s Hospital

Wolfson Children’s Hospital provides pediatric cardiology in partnership with University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville. Learn more

Quality and Outcomes

Our Terry Heart Center is dedicated to the very best cardiac care and outcomes for every patient. We believe that what gets measured always gets better and this focus on quality ensures the best care for our patients. Our outcomes are some of the best in the country, and we provide this information so you can make better decisions about your child’s care.

Overall Survival Rates for Pediatric Heart Surgery1

2011–2015

Neonatal Heart Surgery Survival Rates

  1. Based on patient volumes for the last 4 years, totaling 766 cases
  2. STS Operative Survival Category STAT 4 and STAT 5 (the most complex pediatric heart surgical procedures)