New Braunfels

212 Hunters Village - Suite 105

New Braunfels, Texas 78132

Phone:(830) 387-4744

Fax:(210) 568-4819

Live Oak 

12414 Toepperwein Rd. 

Live Oak, TX 78233

Phone:(210) 314-5676

Fax:(210) 568-4819

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What is a Pediatric Cardiologist ?



A pediatric cardiologist is a pediatrician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating children's heart problems. Evaluation and treatment may begin with the fetus since heart problems can be detected before birth. When a pediatrician suspects a heart problem, he or she may ask a pediatric cardiologist to investigate further. Common causes for a referral to the pediatric cardiologist include heart murmurs, chest pain, shortness of breath, fainting, dizzy spell(s) or palpitations. A pediatric cardiologist is trained to perform and interpret procedures such as electrocardiograms, echocardiograms, Holter and event monitors, along with exercise tests. In cases of more significant heart disease, a pediatric cardiologist may perform a cardiac catheterization in order to diagnose or treat the child's heart condition. If the child needs to be hospitalized, the pediatric cardiologist and pediatric cardiac surgeon work together in planning cardiac surgery, when needed.




Services offered:

  • Consultation
  • Pediatric echocardiogram (ultrasound of a child's heart)
  • Fetal echocardiogram (ultrasound of the fetal heart)
  • EKG
  • Holter monitor/Event monitor (monitor to detect heart rhythm disturbances)