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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Oct 25, 2018

Young gymnast reflects on heart surgery

By Joseph A. Dearani, MD, @jad03

2018-10-23 YoungMayoPatient

Danikka is a seventh-grade gymnast. She recently had congenital heart surgery to repair Ebstein's Anomaly. Danikka, and Dr. Joseph Dearani, her cardiac surgeon, sat down to discuss her surgery how she felt before, and how she feels now, after her surgery.  Watch their conversation here.


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