Norton Children’s Heart Institute Programs

Norton Children’s Heart Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, is the leading provider of comprehensive pediatric heart care services in Louisville and Southern Indiana.

The board-certified and fellowship-trained specialists at Norton Children’s Hospital take a team approach to providing heart care to our tiniest patients.

Our team includes maternal-fetal medicine specialists, pediatric cardiothoracic physicians and neonatologists at the area’s only Level 4 neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The team develops a precise diagnosis and develops a care plan tailored to your baby’s needs.

Norton Children’s Heart Institute provides care for a lifetime. From diagnosing congenital heart defects before birth to caring for adults needing follow-up later in life, we are you and your child’s heart care partner.

Specialized programs at Norton Children’s Heart Institute include:

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Norton Children’s Heart Institute

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