Adult Congenital Heart Program

Data valid for 2013

General Information
Address: 3181 SW Sam Jackson Pk Rd, Portland, OR 97239
Program Website
Patient Inquiries Phone: (503) 494-7400
Appointment Requests: (503) 494-1775
Year Formalized: 1985
24/7 ACHD On-Call Schedule:
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Oregon Health and Sciences University (Adult Hospital)
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Doernbecher Children's Hospital (OHSU) (Pediatric Hospital)
Medical School: Oregon Health and Science University
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
Craig Broberg, MD, MCR, FACC
IM, IM Card
Years in ACHD: 9
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 75%
Medical Co-Director
Medical Co-Director:
Board Certified In:

Years in ACHD:
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD:
Care Setting
Total ACHD Patient Visits: 400
Half-day Sessions (per week): 8
Out-patients seen at:Oregon Health and Sciences University
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: No
Do you offer regularly scheduled patient care conferences?Yes, weekly
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:
Joseph Weiss, MD
IM, IM Card
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Victor Menashe, MD
Peds, Ped Card
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
George Pantely, MD
Number of Cardiac Care Associates: 1
Cardiac Care Associates: Patty Woods NP
Other Program Staff: Susan Davidson (RN)
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: 200
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 30
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 4
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations: 2
Director's Description
Our clinic is fully staffed with competent, trained personnel to be the major tertiary center for adults with congenital heart disease in the region, with contributions to ongoing research and educational activities.
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: Yes
Medical Social Worker:Yes
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in ACHD is evaluated: Within our ACHD program
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: 2012
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: 2012