Aurora St Luke's Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center

Data valid for 2012

General Information
Address: 2081 W. Kinnickinnic River Parkway, Milwaukee, WI 53215
Program Website
Patient Inquiries Phone: (414) 385-2400
Appointment Requests: (414) 385-7192
Year Formalized: 2010
 
Affiliations
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center (Adult Hospital)
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Aurora West Allis Medical Center (Adult Hospital)
Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
A. Jamil Tajik, MD
IM, IM Card
Years in ACHD: 31
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 60%
Medical Co-Director
Medical Co-Director:
Board Certified In:

Years in ACHD:
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD:
Care Setting
Total ACHD Patient Visits: 150
Half-day Sessions (per week): 6
Out-patients seen at:Aurora St Luke's Medical Center
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 Hospital
Invasive EP procedures are done: Adult Hospital
ACHD Surgeries are done: Adult Hospital
Established referral relationships with other ACHD programs for needed consultation, procedures or second opinions: No
Formal transition program between pediatric and ACHD clinics: No
Do you offer regularly scheduled patient care conferences?No
ACHD Clinic Staffing
Number of Additional Cardiologists who attend ACHD Clinic:No
Number of Cardiac Care Associates: 1
Cardiac Care Associates: Michelle Bush, RN
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: 0
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 156
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 2
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations: 1
Director's Description
A. Jamil Tajik, world renown expert, leads a multidisciplinary team of specialist who work together with the patient and family to meet individual needs through use of comprehensive diagnostic and treatment strategies.
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: In collaboration with our pulmonary hypertension specialists
PAH in ACHD is managed medically: In collaboration with our pulmonary hyperte
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: Yes
Programs that Apply:Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Adult)
Does your program undertake ACHD Research? Yes
Program's last publication: N/A
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: 2011