Cardiac Arrhythmia

Children’s Internationally Recognized Arrhythmia Program Treats Kids with Abnormal Heart Rhythms

Children who have been diagnosed with an arrhythmia, palpitations or chest pains receive coordinated, specialized care at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Heart Center’s Arrhythmia Program. The Children’s Heart Center’s Arrhythmia Program is the largest clinical arrhythmia program in the Southeast,…

Pediatric Cardiology Patient

A Heart Warrior Mom’s Message Reminds Others to Stay Hopeful

Taylor and Kris started their family young, and they didn’t know much about congenital heart defects in children. But when their first child, Kholson, was diagnosed with serious Congenital Heart Diseases before he was born, they threw themselves into learning…

Fetal Cardiologist Dr. Sanghee Ro performing echocardiogram on Fetal Cardiology Patient

Expanded Access to Fetal Cardiology Program Improves Care for Mothers

The Fetal Cardiology Program at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Heart Center provides specialized care to diagnose fetal heart conditions before a baby is born, consults mothers whose unborn children have suspected or known heart problems, and delivers treatment to…

Pediatric Cardiology Patient

Heart Warrior Elena Thrives Years after D-TGA Diagnosis

When Elena had life-saving heart surgery at just two days old, her mom Amanda says they must have poured a little extra love and kindness in before they closed her up. Going from a devastating diagnosis of Dextro-Transposition of the…

Child getting her blood pressure checked

High Blood Pressure in Children: Not Just an Adult Problem

Blood pressure is the measurement of the force inside a person’s blood vessels as blood pushes through. High blood pressure means that the force is higher than normal levels for a person’s gender, size and weight and can lead to…

Portrait of Dr. William McEachern

Physicians with Heart: Dr. William McEachern

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology pediatric cardiologist William McEachern, M.D., knew when he was in medical school that he was best suited to work as part of a fast-moving team that managed the most complex cases of congenital heart disease.…

Casey's Family

I Wish I Would’ve Known How Strong She Is

Sending a child to kindergarten with a CHD diagnosis can be nerve-wracking. But when Katie looks back on that day now, she can only be amazed by all her daughter has accomplished. Born 21 years ago at just four pounds…

Heather Jordan and Family

Nurse Practitioners with Heart: Heather Jordan

When Heather Jordan, pediatric cardiology nurse practitioner, graduated from the University of Louisville and an accelerated nursing program, she wanted to apply to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Coming from out of state, she wasn’t sure how to begin the process,…

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