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Welcome to Cardiology

The Department of Pediatrics Section of Cardiology is recognized for reconstructive heart surgery, heart transplantation, heart catheterization, specialized anesthesia, and nursing for children and young adults with heart disease. We perform specialized interventions - both surgical and noninvasive - to improve quality of life for children and their families.

Our inpatient clinical services are provided at Children's Hospital Colorado, in Aurora, Colorado. We are located on the third floor of the main hospital.

The Section of Cardiology functions within the auspices of Children's Hospital Colorado Heart Institute. LEARN MORE »

We offer a variety of educational programs including a three-year Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, which is fully accredited. LEARN MORE »

A continuing commitment to advance pediatric cardiac treatment relies on the willingness to incorporate research into everyday medicine.  LEARN MORE »


  • Joseph Kay, MD was interviewed regarding his mother and son patients with the same serious heart defect on CBS Denver​.

  • Dunbar Ivy, MD, is the Chairman of the Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension sessions at the World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery​ in Barcelona, Spain in July 2017.

  • The Pediatric Kidney Injury and Disease Stewardship Program, (and its co-leaders Katja Gist, DO, Danielle Soranno, MD, and Timothy Stidham, MD), received the Quality and Patient Safety Award for outstanding contributions to organizational performance improvement, patient safety and/or clinical outcomes from Children's Hospital Colorado​.

  • Stephen Daniels, MD, PhD, has been elected council member of the American Pediatric Society​ (APS).