This is the surgeon who will actually operate on the child. You will probably see them just before surgery, when they will explain what they intend to do, and just after the operation, when they will explain what has been done and how it will affect the child.
Paediatric heart surgeons repair congenital heart defects ranging from the straightforward to the extremely difficult depending on their personal comfort zones and experience. They also deal with acquired heart defects such as rheumatic and other infective valvar diseases and some perform heart, heart/lung and lung transplantation.
Last Edit: Nov 28, 2006 18:57:14 GMT by pinktorontogirl