Adult Congenital Cardiology Clinic at the University of Florida Jacksonville Pediatric Cardiovascular Center

Data valid for 2013

General Information
Address: 841 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32207
Program Website
Patient Inquiries Phone: 904-633-4110
Appointment Requests: 904-633-4110
Year Formalized: 2003
24/7 ACHD On-Call Schedule:
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Wolfson Children's Hospital/ Baptist Health Heart Hospital Downtown (Adult and Pediatric)
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): University of Florida/Shands Jacksonville Hospital (Adult)
Medical School: University of Florida
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
Brandon Kuebler
M.D., Assistant Professor; Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Ped Cardiology
Years in ACHD: 2
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 45%
Medical Co-Director
Medical Co-Director:
Board Certified In:

Years in ACHD:
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD:
Care Setting
Total ACHD Patient Visits: 202
Half-day Sessions (per week): 4
Out-patients seen at:Wolfson 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: Pediatric
Invasive EP procedures are done: Pediatric
ACHD Surgeries are done: Pediatric
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
Does your program provide patient/family support or education meetings?
ACHD Clinic Staffing
Number of Additional Cardiologists who attend ACHD Clinic:3
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Arwa Saidi
MB BCh, MEd, Int Med; Peds; Ped Card
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Randall Bryant
M.D.; Peds; Ped Card
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Jose A. Ettedgui, MD
Peds, Ped Card
Number of Cardiac Care Associates:
Cardiac Care Associates:
Other Program Staff: Donna Serrano (B.A.S. in Management)
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: 188
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 4
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 2
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations: 3
Director's Description
The Adult Congenital Cardiology Clinic at the University of Florida Jacksonville Pediatric Cardiovascular Center, is a growing program with close working relationships between Wolfson Children’s Hospital/Baptist Health System and the University of Florida. This program is capable of performing all comprehensive diagnostic, minimally invasive, and surgical long-term care needs of the aging adult congenital heart disease population. Services available include all forms of cardiac imaging, diagnostic and interventional catheterization, and comprehensive electrophysiology diagnostics and therapies. With core services available in downtown Jacksonville, satellite outreach clinic sites located in Daytona Beach, Florida and Waycross, Georgia allow for routine follow-up care to occur with the convenience of being nearer to the patient’s home. Through collaboration, our comprehensive quality care utilizes the multidisciplinary resources available at the University of Florida that bridges both sites in Gainesville and Jacksonville.
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: No
PAH in ACHD is managed medically: No
When lung transplant is considered in our ACHD patients with PAH, they are: Referred
Training & Research
ACHD Training for Fellows: Yes
Programs that Apply:Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Adult)
Does your program undertake ACHD Research? No
Program's last publication: n/a
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: n/a