Your Care Team
The Care Team at the Cardiac Center at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is comprised of numerous professionals who are committed to your child's healthcare.
Pediatric cardiac anesthesiologists help keep your child comfortable and safe during a cardiac procedure.
Cardiologists diagnose and manage heart disease in newborns, infants, children, adolescents and adults.
Cardiovascular nurses provide assessment, physical care and emotional support to patients and families, as well as information and coordination of care.
Child life specialists
Child life specialists are specially trained to help your child cope with the stresses of hospitalization.
Child psychiatric consultants
Child psychiatric consultants provide emotional and supportive care for you and your child during the hospital experience.
A registered dietician, the clinical dietician will help with your child's specific diet needs.
As a consumer of health services, your observations about what works for you and your family are powerful tools for enhancing the quality of Memorial Healthcare System. We encourage you to join our Patient and Family Advisory Council where you can help us design programs and services that meet real healthcare needs as defined by patients and families.
Hospital volunteers visit our patients and their families, offering words of support, encouragement and good cheer.
Interpreters are available at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital for families who speak a language other than English.
Licensed clinical social workers
Licensed clinical social workers help your entire family adjust to the emotional impact of your child's illness. They provide support and counseling services.
Nurse practitioners participate in the diagnosis, management and coordination of care for patients with heart disease.
Patient care coordinators
The patient care coordinator is a nurse who can help you if your child needs special discharge planning arrangements.
A perfusionist is a specially trained expert who operates the heart-lung machine during surgical procedures.
A resource specialist can assist you with matters such as housing and transportation.
To schedule an appointment or learn more about the Cardiac Center at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, please call 954-265-3437.