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Pediatric Heart Center

The UCSF Pediatric Heart Center offers expert care for the full range of children's cardiac conditions, including the most serious and complex. We treat kids of all ages, from newborns to teens, as well as adults living with heart birth defects. Through our Fetal Cardiovascular Program (one of the largest in Northern California), we also diagnose and treat heart issues before birth.

Leading-edge care is a hallmark of our center. We provide the latest treatments, including minimally invasive techniques that are gentler on patients than traditional approaches. We're also the only center in the Western U.S. to use state-of-the-art 3D printing technology to plan complex heart procedures for individual patients. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks our program among the nation's best for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery.

Your child's heart care team may include a variety of pediatric specialists, such as cardiologists, heart surgeons, electrophysiologists, intensive care doctors, and nurses with advanced specialty training. Many are renowned leaders in their fields, and all are trained in caring for kids.

While we tailor treatment to each patient's condition, our overarching goal is always to care for the whole child, including their physical, emotional, developmental and social needs. Our patients have access to a range of services and amenities to support them during their time with us.

What sets us apart

Cutting-edge care in pediatric cardiology

At UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, we harness 3D technology to devise treatment solutions for heart conditions from every angle.

Our services (16)

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Arrhythmia Center

Arrhythmia Center

San Francisco / Oakland

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Cardiac MRI & CT Imaging Program

Cardiac MRI & CT Imaging Program

San Franciso / Oakland / Walnut Creek

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Cardiology Clinic

Cardiology Clinic

San Francisco / Oakland / Berkeley / Brentwood / Eureka / Fairfield / Fr...

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Cardiopulmonary Exercise Lab

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Lab

San Francisco / Oakland

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Cardiothoracic Surgery Program

Cardiothoracic Surgery Program

San Francisco / Oakland

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Cardiovascular Genetics Center

Cardiovascular Genetics Center

San Francisco / Oakland / Modesto

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Congenital Heart Disease Young Adult Transition Program

Congenital Heart Disease Young Adult Transition Program

San Francisco / Oakland

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Echocardiography Imaging Program

Echocardiography Imaging Program

San Francisco / Oakland / Berkeley / Brentwood / Eureka / Fairfield / Fr...

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Fetal Cardiovascular Program

Fetal Cardiovascular Program

San Francisco / Oakland / Berkeley / Brentwood / Fairfield / Fremont / G...

Healthy Hearts & Minds Program

Healthy Hearts & Minds Program

675 18th St, Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94107

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Heart Failure & Transplant Program

Heart Failure & Transplant Program

San Francisco / Oakland / Modesto

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Interventional Cardiology Program

Interventional Cardiology Program

San Francisco / Oakland

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Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

San Francisco / Oakland

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Pulmonary Hypertension Program

Pulmonary Hypertension Program

San Francisco / Modesto / Oakland

Single Ventricle Comprehensive Program

Single Ventricle Comprehensive Program

744 52nd St., Third Floor
Oakland, CA 94609

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Single Ventricle Home Monitoring Program

Single Ventricle Home Monitoring Program

San Francisco / Oakland

Special programs

3D+ Program

The 3D+ Program provides cardiac surgeons with highly detailed 3D replicas of patients' hearts, which they use in planning surgeries.

Neonatal Cardiovascular Center of Excellence

The Neonatal Cardiovascular Center of Excellence at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals cares for premature and critically ill newborns with complex heart conditions.

Awards & recognition

  • Best in Northern California for cardiology & heart surgery

  • Ranked among the nation's best in 10 specialties

  • Accredited pediatric center for comprehensive care (Pulmonary Hypertension Association)

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