Children’s Heart Center, the only program of its kind in Mississippi, provides cardiovascular specialty care for pediatric patients of all ages, fetal to adolescent. Our nationally recognized team treats patients with congenital heart defects, heart diseases, and arrhythmias. As part of the state’s only academic medical center, we are equipped for the most complex cardiac cases.
Our team provides the state’s only programs for pediatric and adult congenital heart conditions. We provide surgical interventions for children of all ages, newborn to adolescent.
Cardiopulmonary bypass procedures
Cardiopulmonary non-bypass procedures
Board-certified specialists in pediatric critical care lead a multidisciplinary team on this 16-bed unit. Team members include physicians, nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, social workers, and staff with the congenital heart surgery team. A physician is on site 24/7.
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) helps seriously ill infants, children, and adolescents with cardiac and pulmonary diseases maintain essential oxygenation. Our program is Mississippi’s only site for this life-saving technique.