Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center completed in 2008 is one of the premier medical centers in the country. The facility has been designed by world renowned architect I.M. Pei (designer of the Louvre Art Museum in Paris).
The new Medical Center has exciting opportunities for Pediatric Cardiology, with 2 dedicated pediatric cath labs, a 24-bed combined adult and pediatric Cardiac Surgical critical care unit, state of the art intra-hospital electronic system for order writing, medical documentation and image review stations.
Cardiac Catherization Laboratory
Over the past five years, our interventional team has performed on average 550 congenital transcather interventional and diagnostic cases per year and has consistently ranked in the top five programs in the nation based on the US News and World report score for pediatric catheterization lab volume of interventions. Our cath lab regular performs the usual array of pediatric/congenital cases including pulmonary and aortic valvuloplasties, aortic, VSD, ASD, PFO and PDA closures, coronary artery fistula occlusions, and coartation and pulmonary artery angioplasty and stenting.
Children's Heart Center
Located steps away from the nationally acclaimed UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, The Children's Heart Center cares for children of all ages with any kind of heart disease, from common and benign heart conditions to the most complex congenital heart defects.
The center includes a friendly waiting room and play area, five examination rooms, a dedicated counseling room, a state-of-the art maternal-fetal suite, and an exercise/autonomic testing and device area. A renowned team of specialists in fetal and pediatric cardiology provide comprehensive outpatient diagnostic testing and consultation in one convenient location.
The pediatric echocardiography laboratory UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital is a full-service, state of the art imaging program providing all facets of congenital cardiac imaging. We perform approximately 4500 echocardiograms/year including newborns, children, and young adults with congenital heart disease.