Congenital Heart Disease

Welcome to the Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) page. Mayo Clinic has cared for child and adult patients living with CHD for more than 60 years. With extensive expertise in treating people with rare and common congenital heart defects, our medical specialists provide exactly the care you need.

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Nov 21, 2018

"Heart Families" Organize Toy Drive for Hospital Families

By Ethan McConkey, Moderator, @ethanmcconkey

2018-11-30 Heart Families

A young congenital heart disease patient had his day made by Lindsay Rippy who brought toys to the hospital for him and his older brother, thanks to her organization "Heart Families" that delivers toys to child patients at Mayo Clinic hospital.

In this In the Loop piece, Rippy's motivation is explored, and her yearly Christmas tradition is explained.

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