Under Dr. Kanter's leadership for the past 20 years, the pediatric Heart Transplant team at Children's has performed more than 200 pediatric heart transplants, the only pediatric hospital in the Southeast to reach such a milestone. See the program's most recent volumes and outcomes and status, variables and hospital stay since 1988.
Highlights and Accomplishments
- One of the first pediatric hospitals in the country to perform three heart transplants in 24 hours*
- One of only a few hospitals in the country to perform multiple ABO-incompatible heart transplants*
- Named one of the country's top three pediatric cardiac programs by Parent magazine
- Home to the 27-bed Children's Michael P. Fisher Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, one of the only CICUs designed just for children
*Source: United Network for Organ Sharing
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