Pediatric & Congenital Heart Surgery

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Our Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery program is the only program outside of Chicago, Illinois providing a full spectrum of cardiothoracic surgical procedures for neonates, infants, children and adults with congenital heart disease. This includes expertise with the Norwood procedure for hypoplastic left heart syndrome. With our innovative technologies and clinical expertise, we perform early, complete surgical repair of most congenital heart defects in neonates and infants.

Our surgical program has a long history of excellent outcomes over several decades, performing over 7,000 surgical procedures.

The overarching philosophy driving this success is integration of a dedicated, highly specialized team of medical professionals that includes:

  • Pediatric and congenital cardiac surgeons
  • Pediatric and congenital cardiologists
  • Pediatric cardiac intensivists
  • Pediatric cardiac anesthesiologists
  • Pediatric cardiac nurses
  • Pediatric cardiac perfusionists
  • Specialized physician assistants
  • Advanced practice providers

Providers

  • Ty E. Hasselman

    Adult Congenital Cardiac Disease, Congenital Cardiac Disease, Pediatric Cardiology
    Moline, Ottawa, Peoria, Rock Island, Urbana
  • Marc D. Knepp

    Adult Congenital Cardiac Disease, Congenital Cardiac Disease, Pediatric Cardiology
    Bloomington, Moline, Peoria, Rock Island, Rockford, Springfield, Urbana
  • Ugonna T. Nwankwo

    Adult Congenital Cardiac Disease, Congenital Cardiac Disease, Pediatric Cardiology
    Bloomington, Moline, Peoria, Rock Island
  • Mark D. Plunkett

    Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Peoria
  • Kristi N. Ryan

    Adult Congenital Cardiac Disease, Congenital Cardiac Disease, Pediatric Cardiology
    Peoria
  • Rebecca A. Todd

    Adult Congenital Cardiac Disease, Congenital Cardiac Disease, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Peoria