The Congenital Heart Collaborative

Pediatric Heart Program at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Affiliates with Nationwide Children’s Hospital

UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio have joined forces to advance pediatric and adult congenital heart care services in Northeast Ohio. The Congenital Heart Collaborative provides families with access to one of the most extensive and experienced heart teams, highly skilled in the delivery of quality clinical services, novel therapies and a seamless continuum of care.

About The Congenital Heart Collaborative

Roubir's Story

Roubir’s Story

The Congenital Heart Collaborative provides comprehensive, lifelong care, including consultation, intervention and treatment for common to complex congenital and acquired heart conditions, from fetal to adulthood. Our center combines exceptional reliability with immediate access to state-of-the-art diagnostic and interventional cardiology services across Northeast Ohio. This includes the region’s most respected team of pediatric and genetic specialists, as well as extensive collaboration with maternal fetal medicine, neonatal intensive care and critical care specialists.

For Northeast Ohio patients, this new affiliation means many new benefits, including:

  • Access to the most experienced pediatric and adult congenital heart care specialists and the latest treatments
  • The most advanced technology and leading research to diagnose and treat congenital and acquired heart disease in children and adults – from mild to the most severe
  • Access to the combined and extensive expertise of the most advanced heart specialists and heart surgeons in the nation
  • National leading quality outcomes and the outstanding national reputations of both UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Full integration with University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute, with adult heart surgery experts available for consultations and access to the latest technology and techniques

Leading Experts in Neonatology and Maternal Fetal Medicine

Our affiliation with the Heart Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, a nationally and internationally recognized state-of-the-art center for clinical, surgical and interventional therapies for congenital heart disease, is providing more options for families. We have joined forces and completely integrated clinically, operationally and from a quality perspective so that the full bench of expertise and experience can be leveraged for all families to provide children the best outcomes. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is currently ranked No. 26 in the nation for pediatric heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report and brings new expertise to Northeast Ohio families. This coupled with UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital’s expertise in neonatology (ranked No. 7 in the nation) and maternal fetal medicine allows our team to identify congenital heart defects before birth and plan for care as early as possible.

To learn more about The Heart Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, visit

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