The Pediatric Cardiology department of Koç University Hospital is among the most notable national centers in the field of pediatric and adolescent cardiovascular diseases. The experienced team forming our department determine the most optimal routes of diagnosis and treatment for each patient in a multidisciplinary manner by collaborating with the departments of cardiology and cardiovascular surgery. In order to offer the utmost level of service quality to patients, we adhere to international diagnostic and treatment standards and utilize cutting edge technology. Our physicians keep up-to-date with the latest developments in pediatric cardiology and adopt novel applications as soon as possible. 


Services and Practices of the Pediatric Cardiology Department 

  • TEEPS (transesophageal electrophysiological study)
  • Radiofrequency and cryoablation with 3D mapping
  • CPET (cardiopulmonary exercise test)
  • Acquired and Congenital Cardiac Diseases Center
  • Fetal echocardiography

Service Subcategories of Pediatric Cardiology

Pediatric Cardiology Polyclinic: 

  • Electrocardiogram
  • 2D or 3D Doppler transthoracic echocardiogram
  • Fetal echocardiogram
  • 24-hour ambulatory ECG monitoring (rhythm Holter monitor)
  • 24-hour blood pressure monitoring (blood pressure Holter monitor)
  • Event recorder
  • Tilt test
  • Exercise test (treadmill)
  • Cardiopulmonary exercise test
  • Pacemaker or ICD observation
  • Cardiac MRI

Interventional Diagnosis and Treatment: 

  • Transesophageal echocardiogram
  • Intraoperative echocardiogram
  • Heart catheterization for diagnosis or treatment (closure of cardiac defects, removal of valvular or venous stenosis by use of balloon and/or stent)
  • Transesophageal electrophysical study (TEEPS)
  • Intracardiac electrophysiological study
  • Radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation (hot ablation) and cryoablation (cold ablation) procedures
  • Pacemaker placement
  • Implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) placement


  • Congenital pediatric cardiac diseases
  • Congenital adolescent cardiac diseases
  • Acquired cardiac diseases (rheumatic heart disease, Kawasaki syndrome, infective endocarditis etc.)
  • Cardiac rhythm and conduction disorders
  • Fetal cardiac diseases
  • Interventional cardiology
Patients often present to our polyclinic with or referred by other departments for consultation due to complaints such as murmur, chest pain, cyanosis, palpitation, dizziness, syncope and high blood pressure.