Thank you for entrusting Kardias to partner with you for your patient’s care.

Our specialists are available to assist you and your patients with an array of services. You may refer patients to the program, to a particular service or to an individual specialist for consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

Kardias provides treatment for children ages 0 to 17 years who suffer from heart disease, through two centers, the American British Cowdray Medical Center (ABC) and in the Instituto Nacional de Pediatría (public hospital).

Highly specialized centers require state-of-the-art technology and multidisciplinary healthcare professional teams. In both, ABC-Kardias Pediatric Heart Center and the Instituto Nacional de Pediatría (public hospital), we have the necessary equipment to perform cardiological and surgical care of the highest complexity and quality of cases.

The following components contribute to the extraordinary results of our excellence program in both centers.

  1. Dedicated multidisciplinary team.
  2. High volume of patients.
  3. Case complexity.
  4. Academic alliance with the Texas Children's Hospital.
  5. Commitment with transparency.
  6. Infrastructure

Why refer your patient to Kardias?

Kardias is committed to open communication with its physicians, with immediate attention and with patient follow-up.

We recognize that your patient considers you as their main doctor and we hope to refer him or her back to you once the child has been treated.

To refer a patient, you do not need to meet a Kardias staff member or have a previous relationship with us. Let us collaborate with you to provide the highest quality care to patients from newborns to teenagers.

If your patient has the financial resources or has insurance ...

If your patient has the financial resources or has insurance you can channel them to the ABC-Kardias Pediatric Heart Center which is located in ABC Medical Center in Observatorio, Mexico City.

Write an email to the following address: and someone from our team will get in touch with you.


  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Pediatric Echocardiography
  • Fetal Echocardiography
  • Pediatric Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
  • Pediatric Cardiology Clinic
  • Univentricular Heart Program
  • Psychosocial support

If your patient does not have insurance...

If your patient does not have insurance or does not have the resources for treatment in a private institution, the patient may apply to the surgical program in the Instituto Nacional de Pediatría (public hospital).

The Kardias medical team attends the Instituto Nacional de Pediatría. In order to be treated by them, it is necessary to be a patient of this Institute or any of the hospitals of the Secretaría de Salud that have a Cardiological Center such as the Hospital Pediátrico Azcapotzalco and the Hospital Pediátrico Coyoacán.

Services at the Instituto Nacional de Pediatría (public hospital).

  • Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Pediatric Interventional Cardiology
  • Pediatric Echocardiography
  • Pediatric Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
  • Univentricular Heart Program
  • Psychosocial support
More information

To be a patient at the INP (public hospital) please visit the page and follow the steps: Instituto Nacional de Pediatría (public hospital) por favor visita la página y sigue los pasos:

  1. Once there, select the "Procedures" tab.Trámites”.
  2. Look for the "Categories" tab and choose "Health".Categorías” y elige “Salud”.
  3. Then select "Pediatric medical care."Atención médica pediátrica”.
  4. And finally, choose "Appointment for first time appraisal in the INP".Cita para valoración de primera vez en el INP”.

In this section you will find the requirements to be able to process your query for the first time.

To be a patient of the hospitals of the Secretaría de Salud, please communicate directly to: hospitales de la Secretaría de Salud, por favor comunícate directamente al:

Hospital Pediátrico Azcapotzalco:

Address: Av. Azcapotzalco 731, Col. Azcapotzalco, C.P. 02000, Del. Azcapotzalco, CDMX.

Telephone: 5561 0891.

Hospital Pediátrico Coyoacán:

Address: Moctezuma 18, Col. Del Carmen, C.P. 04000, Del. Coyoacán, CDMX.

Telephone: 5554 2858.

Kardias is the only program in Mexico with audited results as we participate in the "International Quality Improvement Collaborative (IQIC)", an international database administered by The Boston Children's Hospital.

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