Pediatric Cardiovascular Services

As a joint cooperative of Children's of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, we are leaders in comprehensive pediatric and adult congenital cardiac care for the people of Alabama and Southeast United States.

About Cardivascular Services

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

The Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) program at Children’s of Alabama uses a heart-lung bypass machine to help critically ill or injured patients provide oxygen to the blood while allowing the heart and lungs to heal or rest.

About ECMO

Gabrielle "Gabby" Bolden

Heart transplant

A few months after Gabby was born in April 2008, she was diagnosed with pediatric myocarditis. The disease was successfully managed by medication and periodic hospitalizations until April 2015 when Gabby became ill with RSV, a common respiratory virus.

Gabby's Full Story.

Brody Simpson

Heart defect

Brody was perfect in the eyes of his parents but his health was not. The biggest problem was a heart defect that needed immediate attention. That included surgery. Without it, Brody wouldn’t live long. “They say God’s timing is everything and it’s true because I mean, He knew exactly what was going to happen.

Brody's Full Story.

Meningitis

Fall is a time of year when kids often pick up colds and other viruses. Unfortunately they’re also more at risk of getting something more serious, meningitis. Meningitis is a disease involving inflammation of the meninges, the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. There are two types of meningitis: viral and bacterial. Watch to learn more.

View Past Health Tips


For Healthcare Professionals

Children's of Alabama is committed to improving access to and communication with our pediatric providers and community physicians and their staff. This website will be continually updated with the latest forms, directions and contact information to help facilitate the referral process. If you have any concerns or issues, visit the Physician Link and you'll find the phone number to our dedicated team who will be happy to help.

In addition, we will continually update and improve this website with more information about Continuing Medical Education opportunities, research findings, and better access to our providers and staff.
Healthcare Professionals Information

Pediatric Cardiovascular Services

As a joint cooperative of Children's of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, we are leaders in comprehensive pediatric and adult congenital cardiac care for the people of Alabama and Southeast United States.

About Cardivascular Services

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

The Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) program at Children’s of Alabama uses a heart-lung bypass machine to help critically ill or injured patients provide oxygen to the blood while allowing the heart and lungs to heal or rest.

About ECMO

Gabrielle "Gabby" Bolden

Heart transplant

A few months after Gabby was born in April 2008, she was diagnosed with pediatric myocarditis. The disease was successfully managed by medication and periodic hospitalizations until April 2015 when Gabby became ill with RSV, a common respiratory virus.

Gabby's Full Story.

Brody Simpson

Heart defect

Brody was perfect in the eyes of his parents but his health was not. The biggest problem was a heart defect that needed immediate attention. That included surgery. Without it, Brody wouldn’t live long. “They say God’s timing is everything and it’s true because I mean, He knew exactly what was going to happen.

Brody's Full Story.

Meningitis

Fall is a time of year when kids often pick up colds and other viruses. Unfortunately they’re also more at risk of getting something more serious, meningitis. Meningitis is a disease involving inflammation of the meninges, the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. There are two types of meningitis: viral and bacterial. Watch to learn more.

View Past Health Tips


For Healthcare Professionals

Children's of Alabama is committed to improving access to and communication with our pediatric providers and community physicians and their staff. This website will be continually updated with the latest forms, directions and contact information to help facilitate the referral process. If you have any concerns or issues, visit the Physician Link and you'll find the phone number to our dedicated team who will be happy to help.

In addition, we will continually update and improve this website with more information about Continuing Medical Education opportunities, research findings, and better access to our providers and staff.
Healthcare Professionals Information