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Heart Center Connect

The Ward Family Heart Center Children’s Mercy Heart Center is the place for your patients based on outcomes alone. We have a near 100% survival rate in STAT categories 1-4, an 86% survival rate in our most complex cases and a 100% post-heart transplant survival rate.

Our 30 board-certified pediatric cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons, and over 200 staff provide support to a comprehensive set of programs and services.

Stay connected to this page to hear the latest news, innovations, research, and education in pediatric cardiology at Children’s Mercy.

Save the Date

Children’s Mercy Kansas City Ward Family Heart Center Presents the:
7th Annual Cardiac Forum
Oct. 4th to 5th 
Children’s Mercy Research Institute
Kansas City, Mo.
Join the physicians, surgeons, nurses, and staff of the Children’s Mercy Kansas City Ward Family Heart Center for two days of education and networking. Topics include cardiothoracic surgery, advanced imaging cardiology, interventional cardiology, nursing, and more. Additional details regarding agenda, price, and registration coming soon. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Nursing contact hours are pending. 

Questions? Please contact Rachel Detwiler at