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    Congenital Heart Clinic

    Chief: Douglas Schneider, MD
    Medical Director, Congenital Heart Clinic

    Physician referral, phone consults, hospital transfers • Call UK•MDs: 800-888-5533
    Fax: 859-323-4607 or 859-257-6325

    The Congenital Heart Clinic uses state-of-the-art technology and techniques to diagnose and evaluate a child’s heart condition and develop the most advanced treatment plan possible. The focus of the entire team of specialists is on healing the child’s heart.

    The Congenital Heart Clinic provides both inpatient and outpatient diagnostic and treatment services for children with suspected or diagnosed congenital heart disease. The initial workup includes the evaluation of heart murmurs, chest pain, syncope and other symptoms that may be attributed to the cardiovascular system. Diagnosis and treatment of congenital malformations of the heart, defects acquired from rheumatic fever or infection, cardiac arrhythmias and acquired myocardial disease are emphasized. To meet the needs of the referring community, we have established pediatric cardiology outreach clinics throughout the region.

    For patient appointments: 859-323-6754    Fax: 859-323-3499


  • Specialties

    • Arrhythmia detection (holter, event recorders)
    • Cardiac catheterization and interventions
    • Congenital and acquired heart disease
    • Electrocardiography
    • Exercise stress testing
    • Fetal-perinatal cardiology
    • Invasive electrophysiological study and ablation of abnormal electrical pathways
    • Non-invasive procedures including echocardiography (transthoracic, transesophageal, fetal)
    • Pacemaker clinic
    • Rhythm disturbances
  • Pacemaker Clinic

    If a child has heart arrhythmia, their heart can have a fast, slow or irregular rhythm and each requires special treatment. At the Pacemaker Clinic, our team evaluates and treats each child’s arrhythmia with the most advanced medicine available, including electrophysiology.

  • Non-surgical treatments

    Whenever possible, we treat children without surgery. Thanks to dramatic advances in the treatment of heart disease and conditions, we are able to offer a wide range of non-surgical and/or minimally invasive options to patients.

    These options are:
    • Cardiac catheterization
    • Echocardiography
    • Electrophysiology (pacemakers)

  • Clinic locations 

  • Pediatric Cardiology

    Kentucky Clinic
    Second Floor, Wing D, Room L203
    740 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40536-0284

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    Call 859-323-6754
    Fax 859-323-3499


    Community Pediatric Cardiology

    UK HealthCare at Baptist Health
    Building C, Suite 602
    1760 Nicholasville Road
    Lexington KY 40503

    Call 859-260-6100


    Pediatric Cardiology

    Rockcastle Regional Hospital and Respiratory Care Center
    Medical Arts Building
    140 Newcomb Ave.
    Mt. Vernon KY 40456-1310

    Call 866-940-4938


    Pediatric Cardiology

    St. Claire Regional Outpatient Center
    1028 E. Main St.
    Morehead KY 40351

    Call 606-783-6866

  • Mailing address

    Department of Pediatrics     
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology   
    UK College of Medicine
    138 Leader Ave.
    Lexington KY 40506-9983