November 18th, 2013 | Soccer. Baseball. Basketball. Gymnastics. If your child plans to participate in an organized sport activity, they’ll need more than just the required gear and equipment; They’ll also need a yearly physical exam. While an annual physical is fairly comprehensive, your physician may recommend additional screening for heart-related… Continue Reading
The Riley Heart Center at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health includes Cardiovascular Surgery, Pediatric Cardiology, Heart Research, and Cardiac Critical Care working together to better the lives of children with heart problems.
For more than 80 years, Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health has been a major referral center for infants, children and young adults. Today, Riley at IU Health has grown to be one of the nation's top children's hospitals.
Along with IU Health Methodist Hospital and IU Health University Hospital, Riley at IU Health is part of IU Health. IU Health's affiliation with Indiana University School of Medicine helps make it one of the most highly regarded and respected partnerships in health care.
The Riley Heart Center at Riley at IU Health, comprised of the sections of Cardiovascular Surgery, Pediatric Cardiology and the Riley Heart Research Center, is internationally recognized as a leader in the treatment of children with heart disorders and as a center for basic and translational cardiovascular research. The cardiac medical and surgical team is the only group performing pediatric heart transplantation in Indiana, and has led many of the advances in the treatment of children with failing hearts. The basic and translational research team is supported by a National Institutes of Health Program Project grant, a major institutional grant looking at the cause and treatment of heart failure in children.
Combined with Riley at IU Health's pioneering approach to family-centered care, the Riley Heart Center is the region's best place to be if you're a child facing a heart problem.