Children’s Heart Center

There was a time Glen Van Arsdell, MD, director of pediatric cardiac surgery at UCLA Health, wanted to be a fireman or a chicken farmer. Those were unusual choices for a boy who spent his formative years in Thailand with parents who were medical missionaries. His father, [...]
By uclahealth • February 28, 2019
UCLA Health joins the American Heart Association in giving newborns red caps in campaign to raise awareness of heart disease
By Amy Albin • March 15, 2018

Vivian Prickett was born with a complex congenital heart defect and spent the first six months of her life in the NICU. At just 10 days old she had open heart surgery.

By HRHJudy • October 31, 2017