Heart Programs, Clinics and Units

C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital offers a comprehensive range of programs and services for congenital and acquired heart conditions. From fetal diagnosis and intervention for babies before they’re born to long-term follow-up and treatment for adults with congenital heart conditions, our Congenital Heart Center is an international referral center and provides coordinated care for all of our patients. With an emphasis on keeping care close to home, we are committed to meeting all of your care needs with seamless coordination and compassion every step of the way.

Our programs, clinics and units include:

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program: Our Adult Congenital Heart Clinic is a comprehensive care center accredited by the Adult Congenital Heart Association. This full-service program with extensive experience in congenital heart imaging, electrophysiology, minimally invasive catheterization and cardiothoracic congenital surgery is dedicated to improving the quality of life of adults with congenital heart disease and supporting the transition to adulthood.  
  • Cardiac Anesthesia Service: Our specialized congenital cardiac anesthesiologists provide care for infants, children and adults with heart disease. This includes providing care for patients during heart surgeries and catheterizations as well as consulting in the care of patients with heart disorders undergoing surgery for non-cardiac reasons.
  • Cardiac Catheterization Program: Our pediatric interventional cardiac team offers a full range of minimally invasive, catheter-based procedures for diagnosing and treating patients with heart conditions.
  • Cardiac Genetics Clinic: Our pediatric cardiac genetics team provides coordinated screening, diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling for patients with a suspected family history of heart disease, and those with a chromosome disorder or genetic syndrome that may involve dysfunctions of the heart.
  • Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program:Our multidisciplinary team provides early identification of neurodevelopmental impairment and behavioral concerns, along with appropriate referrals for treatment and intervention.  Outpatient evaluation and care is provided in our Neurodevelopmental Follow-Up Clinic and unique inpatient consultation is provided during neurodevelopmental care rounds.
  • Cardiac Nursing: Our extraordinary nursing team includes specially-trained nurses, clinical nurse specialists and nurse practitioners who exclusively care for infants, children and adults with congenital and pediatric acquired heart disease in our clinics, acute care inpatient unit and dedicated cardiovascular intensive care unit.  Michigan Medicine has earned Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the highest honor in nursing.
  • Cardiology Clinics: Our cardiology program offers general and specialty cardiology clinics for comprehensive evaluation and care of patients with all forms of heart disease.  Our cardiologists and team provide care at multiple locations across Michigan and northern Ohio to bring our expert clinicians close to home.
  • Cardiomyopathy Clinic: Our experts evaluate and care for patients with all forms of cardiomyopathy.
  • Cardio-Oncology Long Term Follow-Up Clinic: This multidisciplinary cardiology oncology program was designed to identify and manage the care of pediatric patients who are at high risk of developing cardiovascular health complications as a result of cancer treatment.
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery Program: Our internationally renowned team of pediatric cardiac surgeons have expertise in treating the most complex heart defects. Because of this, we’ve become one of the nation’s largest, most experienced children’s heart surgery programs in the world.
  • Electrophysiology and Heart Rhythm Program: Our electrophysiology service offers a full range of diagnostic and treatment options for individuals who have abnormal heart rhythms, including children and adults with congenital heart disease.
  • Exercise Physiology & Vascular Lab: Our program performs the full complement of exercise protocols, vascular measurements and testing.
  • Heart Failure & Heart Transplant Programs: Our dedicated, multidisciplinary team of pediatric heart failure and heart transplant specialists provide a full-spectrum of evaluation, treatment and follow-up care services, including a comprehensive Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) program.
  • Hybrid Intervention Program: by combining surgical and catheter-based approaches, surgeons and interventional cardiologists work together to provide novel treatments for the highest risk patients and/or most complex congenital heart conditions.
  • Interstage Home Monitoring Program: This multidisciplinary program provides home monitoring services and care coordination for infants during the high risk “interstage” period between surgeries of the single ventricle care process or other specific types of staged surgery.
  • Muscular Dystrophy Clinic: Our multidisciplinary clinic brings together cardiology, neurology, physician medicine and rehabilitation to serve patients with a wide range of neuromuscular disorders.
  • Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging: Our pediatric cardiology team provides advanced imaging services such as cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (cardiac MRI) and echocardiography services, including 2-D, 3-D, transesophageal, fetal, intracardiac and stress echocardiography.
  • Pediatric Acute Cardiac Care Unit: Our 32-bed telemetry unit provides patient-centered care, staffed by a specially trained, dedicated multidisciplinary team including physicians, nurses, pharmacy, respiratory care, child life, physical therapy, occupational therapy, social workers and other specialists.
  • Pediatric Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit: Our 22-bed, state-of-the-art intensive care unit is exclusively dedicated to the collaborative management of infants, children and adults with heart conditions, offering 24/7 in-house cardiac intensivist attending physician coverage.  The Pediatric Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit has a full, dedicated multidisciplinary team including physicians, nurses, pharmacy, respiratory care, child life, physical therapy, occupational therapy, social workers and other specialists.
  • Prenatal / Fetal Heart Program: Our prenatal heart team provides compassionate and comprehensive care for women and families faced with a possible fetal cardiac abnormality, including offering advanced fetal imaging, fetal surgery and catheter-based fetal interventions.  Our team coordinates seamlessly with the U-M Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Center for high-risk pregnancy and the Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital’s on-site birthing center.
  • Preventive Cardiology Clinic: This clinic is focused on managing the risk factors of children and adolescents with abnormal cholesterol/lipid levels and/or high blood pressure in order to reduce the likelihood of developing heart disease.
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic: This clinic provides comprehensive evaluation, treatment and follow-up care to improve the outcomes of patients with pulmonary hypertension.
  • Single Ventricle Multidisciplinary Clinic: This multidisciplinary, team-based clinic (cardiology, gastroenterology, nephrology, neurology, psychology, genetics, etc.) provides comprehensive long-term evaluation and care for single-ventricle patients in coordination with their primary cardiologist.
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest / Heart Safe School Community Outreach: Project ADAM helps prepare schools and communities to be heart safe by providing guidance and support on how to respond to a sudden cardiac arrest, helping reduce the risk of death.