10 ways to get your child the best heart surgeon
Really good advice in this article. Kudos to Kristen Spyker, who is an AMAZING heart mom and tireless advocate:
Kristen Spyker, whose 3-year-old son Logan has a congenital heart defect, also recommends purchasing a copy of "The Illustrated Field Guide to Congenital Heart Disease and Repair," which she says gives great explanations for heart defects and surgeries. She found that many nurses had it on hand at her son's hospital.
Ask Specific Questions:
When asking questions, be very specific, advises Spyker, who started an online organization called The Heterotaxy Network.
Be wary of places that keep statistics a secret