Congenital Heart Center
If you or your child has congenital heart disease, it is important to choose the highest quality of care available. Turn to the congenital heart experts at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. The Congenital Heart Center specializes in the diagnosis and management of all congenital heart defects, even complex conditions, which can only be treated by the most advanced congenital heart programs in the country. Whether there is a defect in the heart’s structure or function in an unborn baby, child or an adult, our congenital heart team can help. We are one of the few centers in the United States to provide a seamless transition of care from unborn babies to adulthood guided by a professional team in one location.
Volumes and Outcomes
The Congenital Heart Center is committed to providing the highest quality of care to help individuals live longer, healthier lives. We participate in several independent quality improvement and patient safety initiatives. The Congenital Heart Center has been recognized as a 50 Best Children’s Hospital for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report's 2017 - 19 Best Children's Hospitals, earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons for excellence in surgical outcomes, and is accredited by the Adult Congenital Heart Association as an Adult Congenital Heart Disease Comprehensive Care Center.
3-Star Rated Center for Surgical Excellence
The Congenital Heart Center received a 3-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons for congenital heart surgery. We are one of 11 in the country to receive the highest star rating for excellence in surgical outcomes. Star ratings are based on the overall observed-to-expected ratio for operative mortality.