Adult Congenital Cardiology Clinic

Data valid for 2013

General Information
Address: 1501 N. Campbell, Tucson, AZ 85724
Program Website
Patient Inquiries Phone: (520) 694-9966
Appointment Requests: (520) 694-9966
Year Formalized: 2007
 
Affiliations
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): University of Arizona Medical Center - University Campus (Adult/Pediatric Hospital)
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): University of Arizona Medical Center - South Campus (Adult Hospital)
Medical School:
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
Scott Klewer, MD
Ped Card
Years in ACHD: 20
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 60%
Medical Co-Director
Medical Co-Director:
Board Certified In:
Michael F. Teodori, MD
Thoraci Surgery, CHD
Years in ACHD: 21
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 20%
Care Setting
Total ACHD Patient Visits: 567
Half-day Sessions (per week): 3
Out-patients seen at:University of Arizona 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/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: No
Do you offer regularly scheduled patient care conferences?Yes, weekly
ACHD Clinic Staffing
Number of Additional Cardiologists who attend ACHD Clinic:2
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Daniela Lax, MD
Ped Card
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Aiden Abidov, MD
IM Card
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: 135
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 19
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 2
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations: 1
Director's Description
The University of Arizona Medical Center is the only facility in Arizona where cardiology specialists directly interact in pediatric and adult clinical service units under the same roof.
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: No
Geneticist/Genetic Counseling: Yes
Cardiac Rehabilitation Service: No
Financial/Medical Insurance Counseling: No
Psychologist/Psychiatrist:No
Medical Social Worker:No
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 hypertension specialists
When lung transplant is considered in our ACHD patients with PAH, they are: Typically transplanted within our own institution
Training & Research
ACHD Training for Fellows: No
Does your program undertake ACHD Research? Yes
Program's last publication: 2012
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: 2009