The Pediatric Cardiac Center at Seoul National University Children's Hospital is a premier provider of care for patients with congenital and acquired cardiac conditions, based on the myriads of experiences and techniques over the past sixty years.
Our team, including pediatric cardiologists, pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons, pediatric radiologists, pediatric cardiothoracic anesthesiologists and cardiac pathologists, provide comprehensive multidisciplinary treatments.
To accurately diagnose and determine the best course of treatment, we use the most up-to-date 3D echocardiography, cardiac MRI and cardiac CT; for the convenience of our patients, we provide one stop service at our out-patient clinic. Annually, we provide around 500 cardiothoracic surgeries with average mortality rate of only 1.4% which is by far the best patient outcome worldwide. We also have the top record of successful heart surgery for the smallest premature baby of 1 kg body weight in Korea. Pediatric cardiologists provide around 350 cardiac catheterizations and other non-operative treatment modalities per year. Nonsurgical treatment of congenital cardiac septal defect and valve disease has been performed successfully. Furthermore, treatment outcome of radiofrequency catheter ablation, ICD and pacemaker insertion for pediatric arrhythmia place us in the top tier in the world. We also have adult congenital heart disease clinic and provide multidisciplinary approach for the best comprehensive care with adult cardiologists and cardiac surgeons.