Centra Stroobants Cardiovascular Center

Data valid for 2014

General Information
Address: 2410 Atherholt Rd., Lynchburg, VA 24503
Program Website
Patient Inquiries Phone: (434) 200-5252
Appointment Requests: (434) 200-5252
Year Formalized: 2009
24/7 ACHD On-Call Schedule: Yes
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Lynchburg General (Adult/Pediatric Hospital)
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Virginia Baptist (Adult/Pediatric Hospital)
Medical School: Liberty University College of Osteopatic Medicine
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
Mark D. Townsend, MD
IM, Peds, Ped Card
Years in ACHD: 11
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 65%
Medical Co-Director
Medical Co-Director:
Board Certified In:

Years in ACHD:
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD:
Care Setting
Total ACHD Patient Visits: 471
Half-day Sessions (per week): 2
Outpatients seen at:CMG Stroobants Cardiovascular Center
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: Referred Elsewhere
Invasive EP procedures are done: Adult Hospital
ACHD Surgeries are done: Referred Elsewhere
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: 14)
Do you offer regularly scheduled patient care conferences?Yes, weekly
Does your program provide patient/family support or education meetings?Yes
ACHD Clinic Staffing
Number of Additional Cardiologists who attend ACHD Clinic:2
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Scott Lim, MD
Interventional Card
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
George McDaniel, MD
Number of NPs/PAs:
NP/PA: Joyce White NP
NP/PA: Crystal Ranson FNP
Other Program Staff: Robbie Price, PA, Director Ambulatory CV Centers, Informatics and Quality
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: 0
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 0
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 0
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations: 0
Director's Description
Our program is an ACHD outpatient center with admissions geared towards medical management and non-invasive diagnostics. Interventional and surgical care is provided in partnership with UVA.
Clinical Services Offered
ACHD-experienced Diagnostic Catheterization: No
ACHD-experienced Interventional Catheterization: No
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:No
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: No
Does your program undertake ACHD Research? Yes
Program's last publication: 2010
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: 2015