Arkansas Children’s is nationally ranked as a top pediatric cardiology and heart surgery program. Our program is a full-service heart center and is considered a high-volume center by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. We care for all ages of patients from telefetal services to adulthood, and we care for patients from throughout the region.

  • 1,000 - 1,300 echocardiograms read monthly across the Arkansas Children's system
  • More than 350 heart transplants performed to date
  • Follow approximately 1,700 adult congenital patients as the only adult congenital heart program in the state
  • Annually, we perform:
    • 20,000 diagnostic tests and cardiac images
    • 400 cardiac surgeries
    • 600 procedures in the cath lab

  • We offer telehealth appointments and have multiple locations around the state in locations convenient for regional travel.

Looking to refer a patient?

Call us at 501-364-4000.

Referring a Patient

We truly believe care close to home is best for patients and families. We work with referring physicians to make sure their patients receive the quality care they expect while maintaining the quality life they deserve. If your patient needs diagnosis or treatment for a cardiology condition, including heart transplant and adult congenital, our team is here to help.

We accept patients through a physician referral. If you would like to learn more about our services for cardiology care, please contact us to make a referral at 501-364-4000.

Full-Service Heart Care

  • Regional heart transplantation program
  • Heart failure/cardiomyopathy program
  • Adult congenital heart program
  • Cardio neurodevelopmental program
  • Electrophysiology services
  • Diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization
  • Fetal cardiology diagnostic and management - fetal magnetocardiography
  • Cardiopulmonary mechanical support programs including ECMO and VADs (Heart Mate 3, Centrimag, Heart Ware, SynCardia and Berlin Heart Excor)

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