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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.
Latest from Novick Cardiac Alliance
Novick Cardiac Alliance worked at Hospital del Nino’s Dr. Francisco Ycaza Bustamante in Guayaquil, Ecuador April 28 – May 12, 2018. This was the first time our team returned to Hospital del Nino since 2014. This trip was made possible by the generous donations from our partners “With Every Heartbeat, the Fialeny Foundation” and…
Novick Cardiac Alliance completed a one month trip in Tobruk, Libya March 25 through April 22 2018. This entire trip was sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO). Over 30 children in Libya received life-saving heart surgery from our team and we helped educate the local Libyan surgeons, doctors and nurses. Cardiac Alliance would especially like to…
Journalist Jordan Campbell joined our team on several trips this past year gathering information about Dr. Novick and the mission of Novick Cardiac Alliance. The article is featured in Men’s Journal June 2018 edition.
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…
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…
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…