Congenital Heart Surgery

Welcome to the Medical College of Wisconsin Division of Congenital Heart Surgery

Michael E. Mitchell, MD

Congenital Heart Defects are the most common birth defect in the United States affecting about 1 in 100 live births. The Division of Congenital Heart Surgery is focused on providing the best care to our patients, identifying ways improve outcomes, educating future physicians and researchers, and researching cures for congenital heart disease.

Michael E. Mitchell, MD
Professor and Chief of the Division of Congenital Heart Surgery
    at the Medical College of Wisconsin
Medical Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Children's Wisconsin
Surgical Director of the Herma Heart Institute
The S. Bert Litwin Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Children's


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Congenital Heart Surgery group photo

Meet the Team

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John Baker, PhD

John E. Baker, PhD, Lab

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Mitchell Lab Group Photo

Mitchell Lab

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Congenital Heart Surgery Global Outreach Trip to Peru

Global Outreach

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Contact Congenital Heart Surgery

Children's Wisconsin
Cardiothoracic Surgery
9000 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Patient Appointments (Pediatric)
(414) 607-5280

Administrative Offices

Michael Mitchell, MD

(414) 266-2638


Viktor Hraska, MD, PhD

(414) 266-2491


Ronald Woods, MD, PhD

(414) 266-2070

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