Pediatric Cardiology Program

In partnership with the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital (BBCH), MaineHealth delivers comprehensive cardiac care to children with acquired heart issues that develop during childhood. It is the only complete cardiac program for children north of Boston and features the only fellowship-trained pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon in the state of Maine. The BBCH is also the only hospital in Maine to offer pediatric open-heart surgery. Learn more.

Conditions:

  • Kawasaki disease
  • Rheumatic heart disease
  • Infective endocarditis
  • Cardiomyopathy

Services:

Adult Congenital Heart Services

MaineHealth also offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient adult congenital heart services:

  • Congenital cardiology diagnosis and management
  • Advanced imaging with cardiac MRI and CT
  • Congenital cardiac catheterization and transcatheter interventions
  • Congenital arrhythmia management and electrophysiological procedures
  • Congenital cardiac surgery

We care for adult patients with all forms of congenital heart conditions including:

  • Newly diagnosed congenital heart defects such as atrial septal defects, ventricular septal defects, and patent foramen ovale
  • Complex congenital heart disease who may have received care since childhood and now may require transition to adult medical services including family planning, genetic counseling, and ongoing cardiology care
  • Aortic diseases due to connective tissue disorders such as Marfans syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos, Loeys-Dietz syndrome
  • Coronary artery anomalies and Kawasaki’s disease
  • Pulmonary hypertension

For more information, call 207-303-1830

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Chelsea Hall with his son, Lucas, a Maine Medical Partners - Congenital Heart patient.

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Barbara Bush Children's Hospital

BBCH is home to the only complete cardiac program for children north of Boston, and the only hospital in Maine to offer pediatric open-heart surgery. We provide comprehensive diagnostic assessment and advanced treatment options for children with heart issues. Learn More

Provider Referrals

If you are a provider who would like to refer a patient for MaineHealth pediatric cardiovascular services, please review our clinical guidelines and call 207-883-5532. Clinical Guidelines