Adult Congenital Heart Program, Northern California Kaiser Permanente

Data valid for 2012

General Information
Address: 2200 O’Farrell Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94115
Patient Inquiries Phone: (415) 833-2240
Appointment Requests: (415) 833-2616
Year Formalized: 2009
 
Affiliations
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Kaiser Permanente San Francisco (Adult/Pediatric Hospital)
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): University of California San Francisco (Adult/Pediatric Hospital)
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
Alison Knauth Meadows, MD, PhD
Peds, Ped Card
Years in ACHD: 12
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 100%
Medical Co-Director
Medical Co-Director:
Board Certified In:

Years in ACHD:
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD:
Care Setting
Total ACHD Patient Visits: 1000
Half-day Sessions (per week): 8
Out-patients seen at:Kaiser Permanente San Francisco
Do you have providers who see patients in both pediatric and adult settings?Yes
Do you perform invasive cardiac procedures on ACHD patients at your institution?Yes
Catheter-based procedures are done: Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Invasive EP procedures are done: Adult/Pediatric Hospital
ACHD Surgeries are done: Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Established referral relationships with other ACHD programs for needed consultation, procedures or second opinions: Yes
Formal transition program between pediatric and ACHD clinics: Yes (Formal transition at age: 17)
Do you offer regularly scheduled patient care conferences?Yes, weekly
ACHD Clinic Staffing
Number of Additional Cardiologists who attend ACHD Clinic:0
Number of Cardiac Care Associates: 2
Cardiac Care Associates: Jennifer Gilmartin, NP, Anne-Maree Senan, RN,
Other Program Staff: Marlene Enderlein (Coordinator, ACHD Program)
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: 0
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 40
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 3
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations: 2
Director's Description
We serve as a subspecialty program for a population of > 9 million members. We are affiliated with UCSF to be able to provide our patients with all the necessary interventional and medical care.
Clinical Services Offered
Diagnostic Catheterization: Yes
Interventional Catheterization: Yes
Diagnostic Electrophysiology: Yes
Interventional Electrophysiology: Yes
Cardiac MRI: Yes
Multi-Slice Cardiac CT: Yes
High Risk Obstetrics/Perinatology: Yes
Contraceptive Counseling: Yes
Geneticist/Genetic Counseling: Yes
Cardiac Rehabilitation Service: Yes
Financial/Medical Insurance Counseling: Yes
Psychologist/Psychiatrist:Yes
Medical Social Worker:Yes
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in ACHD is evaluated: Within our ACHD program
PAH in ACHD is managed medically: Within our ACHD program
When lung transplant is considered in our ACHD patients with PAH, they are: Referred to a suitable lung transplant program
Training & Research
ACHD Training for Fellows:
Programs that Apply:Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Adult & Peds), Individualized long-term mentoring (or informal ACHD fellowship)
Does your program undertake ACHD Research? Yes
Program's last publication: 2012
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: N/A