Midwest Adult Congenital Cardiac (MACC) Center

Data valid for 2012

General Information
Address: 2530 Chicago Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Program Website
Patient Inquiries Phone: (612) 813-8836
Appointment Requests: (612) 813-8836
Year Formalized: 2010
 
Affiliations
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota (Pediatric Hospital)
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Abbott Northwestern Hospital (Adult Hospital)
Medical School:
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
Kirsten Dummer, MD
Ped Card
Years in ACHD: 8
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 40%
Medical Co-Director
Medical Co-Director:
Board Certified In:
Charles Gornick, MD
IM, IM Card
Years in ACHD: 11
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 25%
Care Setting
Total ACHD Patient Visits: 202
Half-day Sessions (per week): 2
Out-patients seen at:Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
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: 15)
Do you offer regularly scheduled patient care conferences?Yes, Weekly
ACHD Clinic Staffing
Number of Additional Cardiologists who attend ACHD Clinic:4
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Christopher Carter, MD
IM, Peds, Ped Card
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
John Lesser, MD
IM, IM Card
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Kelly Han, MD
Peds, Ped Card
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Richard Bae, MD
IM, IM Card
Number of Cardiac Care Associates: 3
Cardiac Care Associates: Courtney Hughes, PA; Robbie Aronson, RN Katie Kobelinski, RN
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: 371
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 28
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 2
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations: 2
Director's Description
The Midwest Adult Congenital Cardiac (MACC) Center utilizes an integrated team approach when treating each patient. We do this by staffing physicians who specialize in treating adult congenital heart disease. Our team of physicians and state-of-the-art technology provides the highest quality of care and expertise in the full spectrum of CHD.
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 hypertension specialists
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: No
Does your program undertake ACHD Research? Yes
Program's last publication: 2011
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: N/A