The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s offers outpatient cardiology services for infants, children and adolescents at its main campus in Columbus, Ohio. Our clinic features 12 newly renovated rooms with access to state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Available services include ECG, echocardiogram, ambulatory ECG (Holter), evaluation of murmurs, chest pain, and syncope. New cardiology patient referrals and consults are welcome as well as follow-up visits for cardiac patients.
In conjunction with the section of Molecular and Human Genetics, cardiology evaluation, treatment and follow up services have been available and continue to be available to patients with genetic disorders since 2004. Learn more about this clinic.
In conjunction with the Neuromuscular Disorders Program, cardiology evaluation, treatment and follow-up services are available to patients with neuromuscular disorders. The coordinated clinics allow the patients to come from long distances and receive their neuromuscular and cardiac care in one day. Much of the follow-up contact with the families is handled over the phone or by mail. The Muscular Dystrophy Association has designated us as the primary DMD Clinical Research Center for Cardiac Disease.
Electrophysiology consultation, Ablation evaluation, consultation and follow-up services and pacemaker clinical services.
The Heart Center Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation team provides consultation and follow-up services for patients with cardiomyopathies, heart failure and status post cardiac transplantation.
Before surgery our Heart Center patients have outpatient consultation with the Cardiothoracic Surgery team.
Patients with lipid disorders such as hypercholesterolemia/hypertriglyceridemia are seen in consultation and receive follow up care at our main campus preventive cardiology clinic.
The Heart Center Outpatient Clinic is actively involved with all aspects of graduate medical education spanning from pre-medical student shadowing experience, medical student rotations, pediatric and adult/pediatric residency education and training of pediatric cardiology and adult/pediatric cardiology fellows.
For Patients and Families
Call the Physician Direct Connect Line at (614) 355-0221 or (877) 355-0221
Nationwide Children's Welcome Center supports the needs of families and patients traveling to Nationwide Children's from outside central Ohio. We understand that leaving the comforts of home to seek the finest health care for your child can bring with it special stresses. We are here to support you and make this challenging time as comfortable as possible.
Available for newborn infants with congenital heart disease who have undergone surgical or catheter therapy, The Heart Center offers a Home Monitoring Program.