Pediatric Heart Specialists | UC Davis Children's Hospital

Pediatric Heart Center

World-class, child-friendly pediatric heart care

Our specialists provide sophisticated, full-service cardiac care for infants, children and teens with congenital or acquired heart defects.

Pediatric heart care team with infant and mom in NICU

Welcome to the Pediatric Heart Center

The Pediatric Heart Center at UC Davis Children’s Hospital is inland Northern California’s full-service cardiac care facility for infants, children and teens. Our multidisciplinary team includes pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons, pediatric and fetal cardiologists, nurses, anesthesiologists and respiratory therapists providing world-class care to families who come to us for our expertise in diagnosing and treating heart conditions.

We offer convenience to our families with our main Sacramento location plus outreach clinics throughout Northern California.

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Conditions we treat

Our pediatric heart specialists provide complete care for your child, before and after birth, providing expert diagnostics and interventional and surgical treatments for a wide range of heart defects and anomalies, including:

  • Aortic, mitral and pulmonary stenosis
  • Atrial or ventrical septal defects
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Complex lipid disorders
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Hydrops
  • Mitral valve prolapse
  • Pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum
  • Prenatal heart defects
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Defective heart valves

Why choose us for your child’s heart care

What we offer

Referrals and appointments

Clinic locations and appointments
Families have access to our full-service Pediatric Heart Center along with the added convenience of six outreach clinic locations. 

For referring physicians, please call our patient referrals phone number at 916-734-3456 for assistance with pediatric cardiology services or use on our online referral form.

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Pediatric Heart Center - main clinic location

2521 Stockton Boulevard, 3rd Floor
Sacramento, CA

The Pediatric Heart Center is located in the Glassrock Building on the UC Davis Health campus.

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Outreach clinics

We have 6 convenient locations in the surrounding communities.

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Outreach clinic appointments


Awards and recognitions
US News & World Report best Children’s Hospital badge

Ranked among the nation’s best children’s hospitals

A U.S. News & World Report best children’s hospital in diabetes & endocrinology, neonatology, nephrology, orthopedics*, and pulmonology & lung surgery. (*Together with Shriners Children’s Northern California)

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Magnet Recognition Program logo

Magnet Program Designation

Nursing excellence at UC Davis Medical Center again receives national recognition.

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Children's Miracle Network logo

Proud member of the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the country. UC Davis Children’s Hospital is one of only 9 CMN hospitals in California.

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American College of Surgeon's Verified Center: Children's Surgery Verification

Children's Surgery Verification

UC Davis Children's Hospital re-verified as Level I Children's Surgery Center by American College of Surgeons.

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ACLP accreditation logo

ACLP accredited

Association of Child Life Professionals internship accreditation.

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AACN Beacon Award for Excellence

Award for Excellence

Blue California Blue Distinction Center

Blue Distinction Specialty Care Recognition

Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology

Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology

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Fetal Health Stewardship Partnership

Baby Friendly USA Award

Baby Friendly USA Award

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Community emergency preparedness

UC Davis Children’s Hospital cardiac emergency preparedness program reaches out to schools to ensure that staff, students and families are trained on how to perform CPR and use automated external defibrillators (AEDs).

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Excellence in Life Support Award

UC Davis Children's Hospital receives Excellence in Life Support Award

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