Join the Cardiac Alliance

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


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


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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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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Latest from Novick Cardiac Alliance


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…

From West Africa to Lebanon – In Search of a Fix for a Broken Heart

There are thousands of children with undiagnosed heart defects waiting for someone to find them to save their lives. On our inaugural trip to Lebanon, Cardiac Alliance met a child who traveled from West Africa to southern Lebanon in search of a definite diagnosis and hopefully life-saving surgery. How was is that four-year-old Emmanuel, or…

Artur from Ukraine: Fighting for His Life

Artur is was born a fighter. Artur was born on the 1st of September in Luhansk, the easternmost city of Ukraine. Luhansk has been under the control of the separatist rebel group since 2014, and is known as “Luhansk People’s Republic.” This city was nearly destroyed by the war in 2014 and many public services…