Children's Heart Center Nevada

Data valid for 2012

General Information
Address: 3006 S. Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Program Website
Patient Inquiries Phone: (702) 732-1290
Appointment Requests: (702) 732-1290
Year Formalized: 2009
24/7 ACHD On-Call Schedule:
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center (Adult/Pediatric Hospital)
Medical School: University of Nevada
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
Leigh C. Reardon, MD
IM, Peds
Years in ACHD: 3
% 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: 1250
Half-day Sessions (per week): 5.5
Out-patients seen at:Sunrise Hospital and Medical 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: 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: 13)
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:13
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
William N. Evans, MD, Kathleen A. Cass, MD, PhD
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Gary A. Mayman, MD, Ruben J. Acherman, MD, William J. Castillo, MD
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Katrinka T. Kip, MD, Ruben J. Acherman, MD
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Abraham Rothman, MD, Carlos F. Luna, MD, Vincent C. Thomas, MD
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Joseph M. Ludwick, MD, Alvaro Galindo, MD, Robert C. Rollins, MD, Nitin Madan, MD
Number of Cardiac Care Associates:
Cardiac Care Associates: Mia Rios, RN; Renna Lange, APN Basel Al-Adham, PA; Sammie Yamagata, RN; Tammy Roper, RN
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: 400
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 55
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 2
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations: 1
Director's Description
The Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at Children's Heart Center Nevada is committed to a multi-disciplinary approach to providing comprehensive and compassionate care
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: No
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: N/A
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: N/A