Kansas Kids Heart Center, PA

Data valid for 2012

General Information
Address: 7015 E. Central Ave, Wichita, KS 67206
Program Website
Patient Inquiries Phone: (316) 440-8800
Appointment Requests: (316) 440-8800
Year Formalized: 2010
 
Affiliations
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Via Christi Regional Medical Center (Adult/Pediatric Hospital)
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Wesley Medical Center (Adult/Ped)
Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
Mohamad Khaled Al-Ahdab, MD
Peds
Years in ACHD: 11
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 30%
Medical Co-Director
Medical Co-Director:
Board Certified In:

Years in ACHD:
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD:
Care Setting
Total ACHD Patient Visits: 100
Half-day Sessions (per week): 2
Out-patients seen at:Kansas Kids Heart 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: Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Invasive EP procedures are done: Adult/Pediatric Hospital
ACHD Surgeries are done: Adult/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: 17)
Do you offer regularly scheduled patient care conferences?No
ACHD Clinic Staffing
Number of Additional Cardiologists who attend ACHD Clinic:0
Number of Cardiac Care Associates: 1
Cardiac Care Associates: Erika Rivas, RN
Other Program Staff: Lan Phu
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: 0
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 50
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 1
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations: 0
Director's Description
Our program is located in Wichita, the heart of Kansas and we see patients from all over the state. There is unique collaboration with many regional and national programs for providing great care for adult patients with congenital heart defects.
Clinical Services Offered
Diagnostic Catheterization: Yes
Interventional Catheterization: Yes
Diagnostic Electrophysiology: No
Interventional Electrophysiology: Yes
Cardiac MRI: Yes
Multi-Slice Cardiac CT: No
High Risk Obstetrics/Perinatology: No
Contraceptive Counseling: Yes
Geneticist/Genetic Counseling: Yes
Cardiac Rehabilitation Service: Yes
Financial/Medical Insurance Counseling: Yes
Psychologist/Psychiatrist: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: 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: N/A
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: N/A