University of Maryland Adult Congenital Program and Comprehensive Heart Center

Data valid for 2010

General Information
Address: 419 Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Program Website
Patient Inquiries Phone: 410-654-0400
Appointment Requests: 410-654-0400
Year Formalized:
24/7 ACHD On-Call Schedule:
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): University of Maryland Medical Center
Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
Stacy Fisher
Years in ACHD: 15 Years
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 80 Hours%
Medical Co-Director
Medical Co-Director:
Board Certified In:
Geoffrey Rosenthal
Years in ACHD: 18
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 3 Hours%
Care Setting
Total ACHD Patient Visits:
Half-day Sessions (per week): 6
Out-patients seen at:University of Maryland 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:
Invasive EP procedures are done:
ACHD Surgeries are done:
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
Does your program provide patient/family support or education meetings?
ACHD Clinic Staffing
Number of Additional Cardiologists who attend ACHD Clinic:6
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Sunjay Kaushal
MD, PhD, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Peter Gaskin
MBSS Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Mark Vesely
MD, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Vincent See
MD, Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Clincal Cardiac Electrophysiology, Echocardiography
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed:
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed:
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations:
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations:
Director's Description
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: No
ACHD-experienced Multi-Slice Cardiac CT:
ACHD-experienced High Risk Obstetrics/Perinatology:
Contraceptive Counseling:
Geneticist/Genetic Counseling:
Cardiac Rehabilitation Service:
Financial/Medical Insurance Counseling:
Medical Social Worker:
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in ACHD is evaluated:
PAH in ACHD is managed medically:
When lung transplant is considered in our ACHD patients with PAH, they are:
Training & Research
ACHD Training for Fellows: 1 Year
Programs that Apply:
Does your program undertake ACHD Research?
Program's last publication:
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: