Babies are sent here by their pediatricians or family physicians because he or she listened to the baby’s chest and heard a noise, otherwise known as a murmur. While most heart murmurs turn out to be innocent, some may indicate a heart problem. That is why it is a good idea to have your baby further evaluated by a pediatric cardiologist.
After check-in, a medical assistant will bring you and your baby to our back office where the baby will be weighed and measured. After these measurements are taken, the medical assistant will escort you and your baby to the exam room where the physician will talk with you about your baby and listen to your baby’s heart.
The physician may order a test during the visit to be completed here at Pediatric Cardiology Center of Oregon and the results to be reviewed before you leave the office. These tests may include:
Upon completion of the test the physician will sit down with you to discuss the results and answer any questions or concerns you may have.