Johns Hopkins Center for Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Data valid for 2013

General Information
Address: 1800 Orleans St, Baltimore, MD 21287
Program Website
Patient Inquiries Phone: (410) 955-5910
Appointment Requests: (410) 955-5910
Year Formalized: 2004
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Johns Hopkins Hospital (Adult/Pediatric Hospital)
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
Jane E. Crosson, MD
Peds, Ped Card
Years in ACHD: 17
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 25%
Medical Co-Director
Medical Co-Director:
Board Certified In:
Richard Ringel, MD
Peds, Ped Card
Years in ACHD: 26
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 25%
Care Setting
Total ACHD Patient Visits: 750
Half-day Sessions (per week): 2
Out-patients seen at:Johns Hopkins Hospital
Do you have providers who see patients in both pediatric and adult settings?No
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: No
Formal transition program between pediatric and ACHD clinics: Yes (Formal transition at age: 15)
Do you offer regularly scheduled patient care conferences?Yes, weekly
ACHD Clinic Staffing
Number of Additional Cardiologists who attend ACHD Clinic:0
Number of Cardiac Care Associates: 1
Cardiac Care Associates: Kathleen Byrne, CRNP
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: 268
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 77
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 3
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations: 2
Director's Description
A pioneer in CHD treatment, Johns Hopkins Hospital has followed many patients for decades. The Center for Advanced Imaging has been instrumental in advancing the MRI use in pacemaker patients.
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: Yes
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: No
Does your program undertake ACHD Research? No
Program's last publication: N/A
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: N/A