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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 »


  • Eduardo da Cruz, MD has been recognized for Outstanding Dedication and Service to the Residency Recruitment and Selection Process, CU SOM.
  • Melanie Everitt, MD, is the new Director of the Heart Transplantation Program.
  • Dunbar Ivy, MD, was elected Fellow of the American Heart Association.
  • Stephen Daniels, MD, PhD, has been honored with the Gold Heart Award for 2015, the highest national volunteer award of the American Heart Association.
  • Jesse Davidson, MD, MPH, has been appointed as Associate Medical Director for the Children’s Clinical Research Organization (CCRO).
  • Our Pulmonary Hypertension Program is one of the premier programs in the U.S.
  • Our Prenatal Cardiac Diagnosis Program has the ability to detect congenital heart defects as early as 14 weeks of gestation.
  • Our Arrhythmia Center is an internationally recognized program for children.
  • Our Echocardiography Laboratory provides state-of-the-art, noninvasive imaging for unborn fetuses, infants, children, and adolescents.