Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute's Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program

Data valid for 2012

General Information
Address: 4401 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64111
Program Website
Patient Inquiries Phone: (816) 932-5784
Appointment Requests: (816) 932-5784
Year Formalized: 2006
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City (Adult Hospital)
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute (Adult Hospital)
Medical School: University of Missouri - Kansas City
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
Anthony Magalski, MD
IM, IM Card, Advanced HF
Years in ACHD: 17
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 25%
Medical Co-Director
Medical Co-Director:
Board Certified In:
A. Michael Borkon, MD
CT Surgery
Years in ACHD: 27
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 10%
Care Setting
Total ACHD Patient Visits: 220
Half-day Sessions (per week): 1
Out-patients seen at:Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute
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 Hospital
Invasive EP procedures are done: Adult 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: 19)
Do you offer regularly scheduled patient care conferences?No
ACHD Clinic Staffing
Number of Additional Cardiologists who attend ACHD Clinic:1
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Laura Schmidt, MD
IM, IM Card, Peds
Number of Cardiac Care Associates: 1
Cardiac Care Associates: Marcia McCoy, RN, MSN
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: 9
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 37
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 5
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations: 3
Director's Description
Comprehensive adult multidisciplinary team of experts: high risk OB, genetic counseling, diagnositc imaging, electrophysiology therapies, heart failure and cardiac transplantation, research/evidence based environment, strong prevention focus, and an enthusiastic medical team interested in personalized health needs to optimize quality of life.
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: 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: Yes
Programs that Apply:Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Adult)
Does your program undertake ACHD Research? No
Program's last publication:
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: N/A