McGill Adult Unit for Congenital Heart Disease Excellence (MAUDE Unit)

Data valid for 2012

General Information
Address: 687 Pine Avenue West, Suite H4.33, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A1
Program Website
Patient Inquiries Phone: 514-934-1934, ext. 43153 or 42691
Appointment Requests: 514-934-1934, ext. 43153 or 42691
Year Formalized: 2000
 
Affiliations
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Montreal Children's Hospital (McGill University Health Centre) (Pediatric)
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Montreal General Hospital (McGill University Health Centre) (Adult)
Medical School: McGill University
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
Ariane Marelli
MD, MPH, FRCP(C); IM Cardiology
Years in ACHD: 15
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 80%%
Medical Co-Director
Medical Co-Director:
Board Certified In:
Judith Therrien
MD, FRCP(C)
Years in ACHD: 15
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 80%%
Care Setting
Total ACHD Patient Visits:
Half-day Sessions (per week): 7
Out-patients seen at:Royal Victoria Hospital (McGill University Health Centre)
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 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: 18)
Do you offer regularly scheduled patient care conferences?Yes
ACHD Clinic Staffing
Number of Additional Cardiologists who attend ACHD Clinic:5
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Giuseppe Martucci
MD, FRCP(C)
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Natalie Bottega
MD, CM, FRCP(C)
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Renée Schiff
MD, FRCP(C)
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Adrian Dancea
MD, MBA, FRCP(C)
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Sylvia Abadir
MD
Number of Cardiac Care Associates: Johanne Haley
Cardiac Care Associates: Aileen Montesclaros BScN, RN
Other Program Staff: Isabelle Dubé
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: n/a
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 32
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 2
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations: 1
Director's Description
Full service tertiary and quaternary adult congential heart disease (ACHD) program.
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: No
Financial/Medical Insurance Counseling: No
Psychologist/Psychiatrist:No
Medical Social Worker:Yes
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in ACHD is evaluated: Yes
PAH in ACHD is managed medically: Yes
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 Peds / Adult); 2 year Fellowship
Does your program undertake ACHD Research? Yes
Program's last publication: 2012
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: