Children's Heart Specialists, PSC Childrens Heart Specialists, PSC.

On December 1, Children's Heart Specialists will become part of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center!

This will provide local access to world-class care for our pediatric cardiology and adult congenital heart disease patients. Cincinnati Children's is ranked #2 in the nation in the prestigious U.S. News & World Reports' 2018-2019 Best Children's Hospitals ranking. The report also ranked Cincinnati Children's in the top 10 in all 10 specialties, including pediatric cardiology (#8).

We are dedicated to making this transition as smooth as possible for our patients and their families. Please call our practice if you have any questions. You may continue to schedule appointments by calling us at 502-584-3200 or 877-3MURMUR. Please note that on December 1, our website address will change to www.cincinnatichildrens.org/KentuckyHeart.

Continued Commitment to Our Patients Being part of Cincinnati Children's is exciting, but many things about our practice will not change.

  • Patients will still receive friendly, personal care from Dr. Villafañe and his bilingual staff.
  • Our locations—in Louisville, Elizabethtown, Bardstown, Danville and Shelbyville—will not change.
  • We will continue to offer sports physicals and short waiting times.

In the spring of 2019, we will be offering additional clinics and welcoming a new pediatric cardiologist. Meet Andrea Beaton, MD.

Questions about insurance? The transition to Cincinnati Children's may affect some patients' insurance coverage and/or payment arrangements. If you have questions about this, a financial counselor at Cincinnati Children's is available to help—just call 513-636-0201 or email FFA@cchmc.org.

We value our relationship with you and your family, and look forward to serving you as part of Cincinnati Children's.

¡El 1 de diciembre, Children's Heart Specialists pasará a formar parte de Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center!

Esto brindará acceso local a atención de primer nivel a nuestros pacientes de cardiología pediátrica y pacientes adultos con enfermedad cardíaca congénita. Cincinnati Children's ocupa el 2do puesto en el país en la prestigiosa calificación de Mejores Hospitales Pediátricos 2018-2019 realizada por U.S. News & World Report. El informe también ubicó a Cincinnati Children’s en los primeros 10 lugares en las 10 subespecialidades, incluida cardiología pediátrica (8vo puesto).

Tenemos el compromiso de hacer esta transición tan fácil como sea posible para nuestros pacientes y sus familias. Por favor, llame a nuestro consultorio si tiene alguna pregunta. Puede seguir coordinando citas llamándonos al 502-584-3200 o al 877-3MURMUR. Por favor, tenga en cuenta que el 1 de diciembre la dirección de nuestro sitio web cambiará a www.cincinnatichildrens.org/KentuckyHeart (solo disponible en inglés).

Compromiso continuado con nuestros pacientes Formar parte de Cincinnati Children’s es algo que nos entusiasma mucho, pero muchas cosas seguirán siendo las mismas en nuestros servicios, no cambiarán.

  • Los pacientes continuarán recibiendo atención amable y personal del Dr. Villafañe y su personal bilingüe.
  • Nuestras localidades, Louisville, Elizabethtown, Bardstown, Danville y Shelbyville, no cambiarán.
  • Seguiremos ofreciendo exámenes físicos para deportes y tiempos de espera breves.

En la primavera de 2019, ofreceremos clínicas adicionales y daremos la bienvenida a una nueva cardióloga pediatra. Conozcan a la Dra. Andrea Beaton, MD.

¿Tiene dudas sobre el seguro? La transición a Cincinnati Children's puede afectar la cobertura de seguro y/o los arreglos de pago de algunos pacientes. Si tiene preguntas sobre ese asunto, un asesor financiero de Cincinnati Children's estará disponible para ayudarle, solo tiene que enviar un correo electrónico a FFA@cchmc.org o llamar al 513-517-HOLA (513-517-4652). Un intérprete y un operador de Cincinnati Children’s les atenderán. Pida al operador que le comunique con el 6-0201. El intérprete se mantendrá en línea para hacer la interpretación.

Valoramos mucho nuestra relación con usted y su familia, y nos dará mucho gusto brindarle nuestros servicios como parte de Cincinnati Children's.


Children’s Heart Specialists provides non-invasive cardiac care to Kentucky's newborns, children, adolescents, and young adults.

We also provide medical services to a selected group of adults with pacemakers/defibrillators and congenital heart disease. We evaluate patients referred to us with heart murmurs, chest pain, hypertension, palpitations, fast or irregular heartbeats, cholesterol problems, fainting, congenital heart defects, pacemakers, Long QT syndrome and dysautonomia.

Our physician, Juan Villafañe, MD, has been practicing pediatric cardiology in the Commonwealth of Kentucky since 1986. Dr. Villafañe specializes in congenital heart defects, non-invasive cardiac electrophysiology, and pacemakers/defibrillators.

Our Echocardiogram Laboratory is the first one in the region to be accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC), which is supported by the American College of Cardiology, the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Pediatric Echocardiography.

Our full-time certified echocardiographer specializes in children and adults with congenital heart defects. Our staff is certified in CPR and is bilingual. Our main facility has a stress test room, pacemaker analyzer, defibrillator, Holter scanner, EKG machines, transtelephonic memory event recorders, and state-of-the-art echocardiogram equipment. We strive for excellence in service and quality care. All patients are seen within a few days of referrals or immediately if it is necessary. We participate with most insurance providers.

The trust and confidence placed in us by our referring physicians and their patients is highly valued by Dr. Villafañe and staff.

Accredited in Echocardiography

Disclaimer

We do not give any medical advice or recommendations about you or your child's health in this website. The medical information that appears in this website is to be used as a general guide about heart defects and symptoms. Medical advice is discussed at the time of your consultation with Dr. Villafañe.