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Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

The team of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeons at the Ochsner Hospital for Children are specialists who correct heart problems through surgery in babies, children and adolescents. Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeons have the experience and expertise to care for and repair hearts in children. 

Conditions Treated

  • Atrial Septal Defects
  • Ventricular Septal Defects
  • Ebstein's Anomaly 
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, including Norwood, Glenn & Fontan Procedures
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Tranposition of the Great Arteries 
  • Pulmonary Valve replacement  
  • Heart Transplants
  • Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)
  • Aortic Valve Repair and Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Complex Neonatal Repair
  • Thorax and Chest Wall Repairs

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Dr. Benjamin Peeler


Our Team

Katie Smiley, PA-C