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Pediatric Heart Surgery Program

Program Director:
Laks, Hillel M.D.

Contact Phone Number
(310) 206-8232

Description of Clinical Program
The UCLA Pediatric Heart Surgery Program is the largest program of its kind in the western United States, performing more than 4,000 open- and closed-heart surgery cases since its inception. UCLA's pediatric cardiac specialists are recognized for their surgical expertise in repairing both common and rare congenital heart defects, and complex lesions and abnormalities of the valves and blood vessels.
Pediatric patients from all over the world are transferred to UCLA's advanced facilities where corrective surgery is successfully performed on patients as young as a few hours old.

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