Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology

Pediatric Cardiology

Leading the Way

The Pediatric and Congenital Heart Program is dedicated to excellent patient-centered care and outcomes. We have assembled experts from all over the country to provide our families with options that are state-of-the-art. We support a culture that promotes collaborative, multidisciplinary care across the entire spectrum of care providers. The Pediatric and Congenital Heart Program consists of surgeons, cardiologists, pediatric cardiac anesthesiologists and a dedicated pediatric perfusion team.  Our team combines experience, nationally recognized expertise, and dedicated pediatric cardiac care.

The Heart Program at Brenner offers leading-edge surgical capabilities and is led by Co-directors, Derek Williams and  Dr. Ross Ungerleider, the most experienced pediatric heart surgeon in North Carolina and a recognized leader in the field. In addition to providing the latest in heart surgery services, the Heart Program offers:

Brenner News and Highlights 

Brenner Children’s Hospital Again Ranked among Best in Country by U.S. News & World Report

For the second straight year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Brenner Children’s Hospital, the pediatric arm of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, among the best children’s hospitals in the country.


Head Hits Can Be Reduced in Youth Football; Study Shows Limiting Contact in Practice Makes Difference

Less contact during practice could mean a lot less exposure to head injuries for young football players, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Virginia Tech.


Ranked in 12 Medical Specialties, Wake Forest Baptist is among the Nation’s Best Hospitals According to U.S. News & World Report

For the 21st consecutive year, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is listed among the best hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The online magazine released its annual national ranking of the country’s premier hospitals, earlier today.


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