Paediatric Cardiac Surgeons specialise in treating complicated congenital heart diseases in newborns, children, and adolescents, as well as adults. Congenital heart defects are different from heart diseases that are prevalent in adults. Paediatric Cardiac Surgeons possess special skills to provide the safest care for little ones who require heart surgery.
Paediatric Cardiac Surgeons usually conduct surgeries for rectifying conditions such as holes between chambers of the heart, valve problems, and abnormal blood vessels repairing injury to the heart rectifying other congenital and acquired heart defects or performing heart, lung and heart/lung transplants.
In order to provide the best medical care for your child, paediatric cardiac surgeons may also include on their teams specialists in the fields of cardiology, cardiac anaesthesia, neonatology, intensive care, nursing, respiratory therapy.