Pacemaker/Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Clinic

We treat about 350 children and young adults with a range of heart conditions, including heart block (also called AV block), and electrophysiologic diseases, including Long QT and Sick Sinus syndromes.

Video: Patrick's Pacemaker

Patrick's PacemakerView
The parents of five boys, Juanita and Jack Markwalter have had their fair share of visits to our hospitals. When their second-youngest son was diagnosed with a congenital heart condition, they turned to the Children's Sibley Heart Center where Patrick underwent surgery for a pediatric pacemaker. Read more on our blog.


We provide patients with in-clinic or remote analysis of heart devices, as well as pacemaker interrogation readings. We also can offer genetic counseling, if needed.

Team members

We have a team of three cardiologists:

Contact Kevin Gooden at 404-785-6476 for more information.

The clinic is located in the Children’s Sibley Heart Center on the Children’s at Egleston campus.