Pediatric Heart Transplant Resources

Having a child who needs of a pediatric heart transplant can be an overwhelming, life-changing event for the entire family. 

The Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Carlos and Marguerite Mason Transplant Center has provided the following heart transplant resources to guide your family.

Resources

  • Patient and Family Handbook 
    Read our comprehensive patient family handbook to learn more about what you can expect before, during and after a pediatric heart transplant at Children's. 
  • Support Groups 
    Groups help heart transplant patients and families to know they are not alone.
  • Adolescent Transition Clinic
    The clinic is for teens ages 14 to 21 to help make the transition to adulthood as smooth as possible.
  • Patient Stories 
    Read success stories from some of our amazing transplant patients.
  • In the News 
    Read recent news articles featuring the Children's Mason Transplant Center, our staff and our patients.
  • Finances and Insurance 
    Read information about the Children's financial counselors, insurance companies and the billing process.
  • Helpful Websites and Other Resources 
    Find links to additional information about the transplant process, organ donation, financial assistance, transitional housing and local Georgia resources.


(4 Related Videos)

When Heart Transplantation is an OptionView Caitlyn's and Kyle's StoryView Meet Your Child's Heart Transplant TeamView Circle of SupportView

These videos guide you through the heart transplant process, from deciding whether transplantation is right for your child to meeting the Children's team of expert pediatric transplant surgeons and caregivers.

 

How to Request the Videos

If you would like to receive a complimentary copy (VHS or DVD) of the heart transplant videos, please submit the request form.