INOVA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic

Data valid for 2012

General Information
Address: 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA 22042
Patient Inquiries Phone: (703) 776-3599
Appointment Requests: (703) 776-3599
Year Formalized: 1994
 
Affiliations
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): INOVA Heart and Vascular Institute (Adult Hospital)
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): INOVA Children's Hospital (Pediatric Hospital)
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
Pradeep Nayak, MD
IM Card
Years in ACHD: 16
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 25%
Medical Co-Director
Medical Co-Director:
Board Certified In:
Lucas Collazo, MD
Adult/Ped Cardiothoracic Surgery
Years in ACHD: 14
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 50%
Care Setting
Total ACHD Patient Visits: 120
Half-day Sessions (per week): 2
Out-patients seen at:INOVA Heart and Vascular Institute
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: No
Formal transition program between pediatric and ACHD clinics: No
Do you offer regularly scheduled patient care conferences?Yes, 1-3 times per month
ACHD Clinic Staffing
Number of Additional Cardiologists who attend ACHD Clinic:5
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Rahel Zubairi, MD
IM, Peds, EP
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Mark Tanenbaum, MD
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Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Micheal Goldman, MD
IM Card
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Christopher Talluto, MD
IM, Peds Card
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Sherif Tawfik, MD
IM, Peds Card
Number of Cardiac Care Associates: 1
Cardiac Care Associates: Tracy Cox, RN
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: 300
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 50
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 4
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations: 2
Director's Description
Integrated Adult and Pediatric program on same campus. Very busy comprehensive pediatric and adult cardiac medical and surgical programs. Includes busy thoracic transplantation and assist device program supported by our end stage heart and lung programs. Nationally ranked high risk OB/Gyn program and NICU.
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
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: 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: Yes
Programs that Apply:Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Adult)
Does your program undertake ACHD Research? Yes
Program's last publication: 2012
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: N/A