Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic

Data valid for 2014

General Information
Address: Mayo Clinic Scottsdale Campus, Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Program Website
Patient Inquiries Phone: (480) 301-1735
Appointment Requests: (480) 301-1735
Year Formalized: 2007
24/7 ACHD On-Call Schedule: Yes
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Mayo Clinic Hospital (Adult Hospital)
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Phoenix Children's Hospital (Pediatric Hospital)
Medical School: Mayo Clinic
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
Craig R. Cohen, MD
Ped Card
Years in ACHD: 20
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 50%
Medical Co-Director
Medical Co-Director:
Board Certified In:

Years in ACHD:
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD:
Care Setting
Total ACHD Patient Visits: 1862
Half-day Sessions (per week): 11
Outpatients seen at:Mayo Clinic Hospital
Outpatients seen at:Phoenix Children's Hospital
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, 1-3 times per month
Does your program provide patient/family support or education meetings?Yes
ACHD Clinic Staffing
Number of Additional Cardiologists who attend ACHD Clinic:4
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Joe Graziano, MD
Peds, Ped Card
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
D. Eric Steidley, MD
IM, Advanced HF & Transplant
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Mitch Cohen, MD
Ped, Ped Card, Adult EP, HRS
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Tabitha G. Moe, MD
Number of NPs/PAs:
NP/PA: Barbara Novais ANP
Other Program Staff: Toni DeRose, MPS; Rose SImpson RDCS
Other Program Staff: Joan Lusk, RDCS; Dave Pacheco, RDCS
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: 289
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 30
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 3
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations: 2
Director's Description
Our Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic is a unique collaboration between Mayo Clinic, Phoenix Children's Hospital and Arizona Pediatric Cardiology. Each organization brings its own expertise in multiple disciplines to provide outstanding care in consultation, medical and surgical management to the patient with congenital heart disease.
Clinical Services Offered
ACHD-experienced Diagnostic Catheterization: Yes
ACHD-experienced Interventional Catheterization: Yes
ACHD-experienced Diagnostic Electrophysiology: Yes
ACHD-experienced Interventional Electrophysiology: Yes
ACHD-experienced Cardiac MRI: Yes
ACHD-experienced Multi-Slice Cardiac CT: Yes
ACHD-experienced High Risk Obstetrics/Perinatology: Yes
Contraceptive Counseling: Yes
Geneticist/Genetic Counseling: Yes
Cardiac Rehabilitation Service: Yes
Financial/Medical Insurance Counseling: No
Medical Social Worker:No
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: No
Does your program undertake ACHD Research? Yes
Program's last publication: 2012
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: