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Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery 


Families also receive detailed information about the diagnosis and treatment of any identified heart problem, and they are oriented to the hospital environment.

Albany Med’s pediatric cardiothoracic surgery and congenital heart program provides some of the most advanced surgical procedures for the treatment of the entire spectrum of congenital and acquired heart diseases. Additionally, a full range of diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterizations are available for newborns, infants, children, adolescents, and adults with congenital heart disease.
Albany Med treats high-risk patients with rare and difficult conditions who may be turned away from other institutions, along with common heart conditions. With a team specifically dedicated to treating children with heart conditions, Albany Med offers:

  • Atrial septal defect repair
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Coarctation of the aorta repair
  • Congenital heart surgery
  • Fetal echocardiography
  • Hypoplastic left heart repair
  • Patent ductus arteriosus ligation
  • Relocating major blood vessels
  • Tetralogy of Fallot repair
  • Total anomalous pulmonary artery correction
  • Transposition of great vessels repair
  • Tricuspid atresia repair
  • Truncus arteriosus repair
  • Ventricular septal defect repair