Diagnosing and evaluating heart disease in children

When heart disease is a possibility for your child, getting an accurate diagnosis is a critical first step toward getting the best available treatment. Evaluating and diagnosing pediatric heart disease can be complex, so it requires an experienced specialist to order the right tests and interpret them correctly.

Herma Heart Center staff have access to the full range of diagnostic tests your child may need, even before birth, to definitively assess his or her heart condition. Each year our highly trained technologists, pediatric cardiologists, and exercise physiologists perform nearly 15,000 diagnostic procedures.

Diagnostic tests for pediatric heart disease

Diagnosing and evaluating pediatric heart disease can be complex and requires clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professionals. Listed in the below are some means by which pediatric heart disease in children is evaluated and diagnosed: