Cleveland Adult Congenital Program

Data valid for 2014

General Information
Address: 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106
Program Website
Patient Inquiries Phone: 216-286-4126
Appointment Requests: 216-844-7700
Year Formalized: 2011
24/7 ACHD On-Call Schedule: Yes
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital (Pediatric Hospital)
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): University Hospitals (Adult Hospital)
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
Christopher Snyder, MD
Peds Card
Years in ACHD: 15
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 25%
Medical Co-Director
Medical Co-Director:
Board Certified In:

Years in ACHD:
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD:
Care Setting
Total ACHD Patient Visits: 450
Half-day Sessions (per week): 1
Outpatients seen at:Rainbow Babies and Children's
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: Pediatric hospital
Invasive EP procedures are done: Adult/Pediatric hospital
ACHD Surgeries are done: 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: 16)
Do you offer regularly scheduled patient care conferences?Yes, Weekly
Does your program provide patient/family support or education meetings?Yes
ACHD Clinic Staffing
Number of Additional Cardiologists who attend ACHD Clinic:
Number of NPs/PAs:
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: 35
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 10
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 1
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations: 0
Director's Description
We offer complete evaluation in a single visit. ECG/Holter/ECHO's, Exercise stress testing and pacemaker evaluation, laboratory and x ray.
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: 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: No
Does your program undertake ACHD Research? Yes
Program's last publication: NA
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: NA