Stanford Adult Congenital Heart Program

Data valid for 2011

General Information
Address: 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305
Program Website
Patient Inquiries Phone: (650) 724-9220
Appointment Requests: (650) 724-9220
Year Formalized: 2001
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Stanford University Medical Center (Adult Hospital)
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (Pediatric Hospital)
Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
George Lui, MD
Years in ACHD: 6
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 100%
Medical Co-Director
Medical Co-Director:
Board Certified In:

Years in ACHD:
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD:
Care Setting
Total ACHD Patient Visits: 650
Half-day Sessions (per week): 3
Out-patients seen at:Stanford Hospital and Clinics
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: No
Do you offer regularly scheduled patient care conferences?Yes, weekly
ACHD Clinic Staffing
Number of Additional Cardiologists who attend ACHD Clinic:4
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Daniel Murphy, MD
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Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Joseph Wu, MD
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Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Ian Rogers, MD
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Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Stafford Grady, Jr, MD
Number of Cardiac Care Associates: 1
Cardiac Care Associates: Andrea Frederick, NP, RN
Other Program Staff: Susan Fernandes, LPD, PAC
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: 600
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 61
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 2
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations: 3
Director's Description
We have a staff expertly trained in ACHD echocardiology, electrophysiology, interventional cardiology and CHD surgery. Our center maintains close relationships with high-risk obstetrics, Heart Failure, and Pulmonary Hypertension. We focus on treating the whole person, patient education and care coordination
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: Yes
Medical Social Worker:Yes
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in ACHD is evaluated: In collaboration with our pulmonary hypertension specialists
PAH in ACHD is managed medically: In collaboration with our pulmonary hypertension specialists
When lung transplant is considered in our ACHD patients with PAH, they are: Typically transplanted within our own institution
Training & Research
ACHD Training for Fellows: Yes
Programs that Apply:Individualized long-term mentoring (or informal ACHD fellowship)
Does your program undertake ACHD Research? Yes
Program's last publication: 2013
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: N/A