Heart Transplant Program
If your child has irreparable heart disease, organ transplantation offers great promise. At the Heart Transplant Program, we have performed more than 200 heart transplants and are known for our excellence.
Diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy as an infant, Julia was 13 when she had a heart attack at school. She received a life-saving heart transplant at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Transplant Center has met extensive quality criteria to be recognized as a Center of Excellence by OptumHealth and an Institute of Excellence by Aetna.
Our Programs and Services
Our pediatric heart transplant team is experienced in providing the full range of cardiovascular support to infants and children of all ages. Each individual on this team works together to provide the best chance for a successful transplant.