Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
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Monroe Carell Jr.
Children's Hospital
at Vanderbilt
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232

(615) 936-1000

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Heart Conditions


We offer the most comprehensive and experienced heart care in the region. We know that when it's your child, no problem is too small or too complex. We care for children with conditions ranging from heart murmurs to heart transplants.

Heart surgery cured Jamie's aupraventricular tachycardia (SVT)

Acquired heart disease

Acquired heart conditions are not present at birth but may result from some environmental, nutritional or even unknown cause. These conditions include:

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Kawasaki Disease
Marfan's Syndrome
Rheumatic Heart Disease

Congenital heart conditions

Congenital heart conditions are present when a child is born. The most common conditions we treat are listed to the right. Visit these pages to learn how we diagnose and treat as well as an overview of the condition, including an animation of a child's heart with the condition as well as one of a normal heart.

Aortic Stenosis
Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS)
Neonatal Lupus
Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)
Single Ventricle Heart
Supraventricular Tachycardia - SVT
Tetralogy of Fallot
Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA)
Tricuspid Atresia
Truncus Arteriosus
Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)


Last Edited: December 19, 2017
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