At Albany Med we have a team of the most experienced pediatric heart specialists who provide comprehensive care to children with congenital heart diseases.
Congenital heart disease is one of the most common types of birth defects in children. A congenital heart defect is a defect in the structure of the heart and great vessels which is present a birth. Many defects do not need treatment; however some complex congenital heart defects require medication or surgery. At Albany Med, our young patients with congenital heart defects have access to cutting-edge surgical techniques, advanced anesthetic management and comprehensive pre- and post-operative care tailored specifically to their needs.
Albany Med is dedicated to providing expert surgical care for infants, children and adolescents with congenital heart defects. Our specialists are highly trained in treating the specific needs of children. Working closely with parents, our specialists will develop an individualized treatment plan to meet the needs of your child. We strive to provide family-centered care, understanding how stress this time can be for children and their parents.
View the story of nine-year-old Chloe Sova, who was recently named “Heart Princess” at the 28th annual Capital Region Heart Ball at the Hall of Springs, Saratoga. Albany Med partnered with the American Heart Association to develop the video about Chloe, which was viewed by a record crowd at the popular ball. When Chloe was three days old, Dr. Neil Devejian, an Albany Med cardiac surgeon, performed life-saving surgery on her.