Pediatrics - Cardiology
Sanford Children’s Pediatric Cardiology specializes in diagnosing and treating children with problems of the heart, lungs and blood vessels. Our highly trained and experienced teams include pediatric cardiologists, pediatric cardiovascular surgeons, pediatric anesthesiologists and a wide variety of specially trained pediatric staff. We offer complete and thorough evaluations, advanced treatments and therapies to diagnosis, treat, correct or manage heart-related birth defects, disorders and disease in newborns through young adults. Our Children’s Hospitals are equipped with state-of-the-art operating suites and intensive care units to provide the highest quality pediatric heart care available today.
It can be frightening to learn that your child has a congenital heart defect. But these are relatively common, affecting almost 1 in every 100 newborns in the United States. Thanks to advances in pediatric heart surgery and interventional catheterization, nearly every form of congenital heart disease can be treated with the expectation of a good outcome.Learn More
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As a pediatric cardiologist, Dr. Trefz finds interaction with children and their families a rewarding experience and enjoys building long-term relationships with them. Dr. Trefz has strong ties to the region, having attended medical school in SD and completed his residency and fellowship in MN.