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Save lives all over the world; wherever a child is in need of a lifesaving heart surgery.

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Even a small amount goes a long way. There are many ways to donate, and they all make a difference.

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Join our growing medical team and use your skills to make a difference in the lives of children and medical teams all over the world.

Our mission is to keep their hearts beating.
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Our mission is to keep their hearts beating.
Join us!

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Operations Last Year
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Cardiac Surgery Centers helped in 1 year
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Volunteers Last Year
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Hours spent educating in 2015

Meet Our Founder

Our Founder, Dr. Novick is a pediatric cardiac surgeon and a professor of international child health. Leading medical teams to treat children with heart disease for more than 20 years; his passion for changing lives and providing hope for families inspires and motivates.

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News

Volunteer Story – Erin Serrano

PICU nurse Erin Serrano recently joined our team on her first medical mission trip to Ukraine. Erin shares her unique story about why she began her career as a pediatric cardiac nurse and how volunteering with Novick Cardiac Alliance was a dream her entire life. My journey to pursue a career in the Pediatric Cardiac…

Giving Narges The Gift of Time

When Narges was an infant, her mother noticed  she would become blue when eating or crying. She took her to several doctors throughout Iraq, but nobody could give them any answers. Finally a doctor told them that Narges had a heart defect, but nothing could be done in Iraq to help her. They were encouraged…

Over 1,000 Hearts Healed in Iraq

  In August 2010, before the end of the Iraq War, Dr. Novick and his teams began traveling to Iraq. We believed that Dr. Novick’s vision to provide cardiac care and surgery to children suffering from heart disease was more important than politics, religion or where these children were born. Over the course of the…

Heart Month Message from Dr Novick

February is Heart Month! Watch this special message from Dr. Novick.  

The World Loses Another Giant in Pediatric Heart Surgery

When receiving the news that Dr. Francis Fontan passed away earlier this week, Dr. Novick’s initial response was “Another giant in pediatric heart surgery passed from our midst.” Dr. Fontan is the individual who pioneered the development of the “Fontan” operation. The Fontan operation made it possible for those children born with one ventricle to…

Perspective from a Perfusion Student

Brooke Tracy, a perfusion student from the US, recently joined our team on a trip to Kharkiv, Ukraine. She describes her experience as a student on her first medical mission trip. “There are no words to describe how amazing and influential my first mission trip with the Novick Cardiac Alliance was, but I can say…