Welcome to the Only Comprehensive Congenital Heart Program in Downstate Illinois

Since our first congenital heart defect repair in 1972, the Congenital Heart Center at OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois has continually expanded to become the region’s leading congenital heart center. Today, our center is the only comprehensive congenital heart program outside of Chicago.

Each year, the Congenital Heart Center manages more than 9,000 clinic visits.

Approximately 250 cardiac surgeries per year are performed by our two full-time board-certified congenital heart surgeons for patients of all ages, from newborns to adults. And our board-certified pediatric cardiologists and adult congenital cardiologists are transforming the way we treat congenital heart disease.