Tele-echocardiogram

Fetal echocardiogram
Norton Children’s Heart Institute , affiliated with the University of Louisville, conducts pediatric heart diagnostic tests at 28 locations around Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

These tele-echocardiogram locations send your child’s data electronically to the board-certified pediatric cardiologists in Louisville immediately who interpret the data to make a diagnosis.

There are many different kinds of echocardiograms, but all use ultrasound. The noninvasive procedure makes pictures of your child’s heart to show blood flow and the heart’s structure.

Our tele-echocardiogram program started in 1992. Norton Children’s pediatric cardiologists interpret more than 7,000 echocardiograms each year. About 3,300 of them are tele-echocardiograms.

Tests available at the tele-echocardiogram sites include fetal echocardiograms and pediatric transthoracic echocardiograms.

If your child needs ongoing care, pediatric cardiologists are available at Norton Children’s Heart Institute locations in Louisville, or at one of our 15 outreach clinics, including four Norton Children’s Hospital Outpatient Centers in Bowling Green, Frankfort, Owensboro and Paducah, Kentucky.

Why Norton Children’s Heart Institute?

Norton Children’s Heart Institute, affiliated with the University of Louisville, is a comprehensive pediatric heart surgery, heart failure and heart transplant program serving Kentucky, Southern Indiana and beyond.

The goal of the full-service Norton Children’s Heart Institute is to provide care for the child and the whole family. Our specialists are prepared to repair even the most complex congenital and acquired heart conditions.

Our heart team includes:

  • Pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons
  • Pediatric transplant surgeons
  • Pediatric cardiologists
    • Fetal cardiologists
    • Adult congenital heart cardiologists
    • Heart failure/heart transplant cardiologists
    • Pediatric electrophysiologists
    • Pediatric cardiac catheterization cardiologists
  • Pediatric cardiovascular anesthesiologists
  • Pediatric intensive care physicians
  • Cardiac critical care nurses
  • Critical care pharmacists
  • Family support team
  • Child life specialists
  • Rehabilitation specialists
  • Social workers
Heart – 2929

Norton Children’s Heart Institute

Call for an appointment

(502) 629-2929

Home & BMW Raffle winners drawn at Snow Ball

The winners of the 2019 Norton Children’s Hospital Home & BMW Raffle were drawn during the annual Snow Ball gala on Saturday, Nov. 23. The grand prize winner of a beautiful new home in Norton […]

Read Full Story

My child had a seizure. Is it epilepsy?

If your child has a seizure, it can be scary. What caused the seizure? Could your child have epilepsy? While epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders in the U.S., having a seizure […]

Read Full Story

Travel tips to help kids stay injury-free during holiday travel

Holiday travel can be filled with a lot of fun memories for kids — road trips with the entire family, visits to their grandma’s and grandpa’s house and more. Before families hit the road this […]

Read Full Story

What your donations to Norton Children’s funded in 2018

The life-changing care provided by Norton Children’s throughout Louisville, Kentucky and Southern Indiana wouldn’t be possible without the generosity of those who contribute to the Children’s Hospital Foundation. Over 30,000 donors gave a total of […]

Read Full Story

Huge jump in RSV cases among Louisville-area children

The increase in cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) bronchiolitis is persisting in the Louisville area, with more than 300 cases diagnosed by Norton Healthcare providers this season. The latest data, from just before the Thanksgiving […]

Read Full Story

Search our entire site.