Adult Congenital Heart Program, Knight Cardiovascular Institute

Data valid for 2014

General Information
Address: 3303 SW Bond Ave, Portland, OR 97239-4501
Program Website
Patient Inquiries Phone: (503) 494-7400
Appointment Requests: (503) 494-1775
Year Formalized: 1985
24/7 ACHD On-Call Schedule: Yes
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Oregon Health and Sciences University (Adult Hospital)
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Doernbecher Children's Hospital (Pediatric Hospital)
Medical School: Oregon Health and Science University
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
Craig Broberg, MD, MCR
IM, IM Card
Years in ACHD: 10
% 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: 450
Half-day Sessions (per week): 6
Outpatients seen at:Oregon Health and Sciences University Hospital
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: 16)
Do you offer regularly scheduled patient care conferences?Yes, weekly
Does your program provide patient/family support or education meetings?No
ACHD Clinic Staffing
Number of Additional Cardiologists who attend ACHD Clinic:3
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Luke Burchill, MBBS, Phd
Number of NPs/PAs:
NP/PA: Patricia Woods NP
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: 200
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 40
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 3
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations: 2
Director's Description
Comprehensive ACHD program offering diagnostic and interventional expertise across the spectrum. Active participation in research, including multicenter research, grant writing, and educational activities. We see patients at two satellite locations (Boise, Idaho and Bend, Oregon). We are strong supporters of the ACHA and local ACHD patient activities including the Congenital Heart Walk every Fall.
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: 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: Referred to a suitable lung transplant program
Training & Research
ACHD Training for Fellows: Yes
Programs that Apply:Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Adult and Peds), Individualized long-term mentoring (or informal ACHD fellowship),Formal Dedicated ACHD fellowship (1 year)
Does your program undertake ACHD Research? Yes
Program's last publication: 2015
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: 2013