Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic

Data valid for 2010

General Information
Address: 11234 Anderson Street, Suite 1617, Loma Linda, CA 92354
Program Website
Patient Inquiries Phone: (909) 558-8138
Appointment Requests: (909) 558-8138
Year Formalized: 1990
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Loma Linda University Medical Center-International Heart Institute (Adult/Ped)
Hospital (Adult or Pediatric Hospital): Loma Linda University Children's Hospital (Pediatric)
Medical School: Loma Linda University
Medical Director
Medical Director:
Board Certified In:
Michael Kuhn, MD
Peds, Ped Card
Years in ACHD: 15
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 20%
Medical Co-Director
Medical Co-Director:
Board Certified In:
Jeffrey Brand, MD
Int Med, IM Card
Years in ACHD: 3
% of Time Dedicated to ACHD: 20%
Care Setting
Total ACHD Patient Visits: 317
Half-day Sessions (per week): 1
Out-patients seen at:Combined Peds/Adult Facility
Do you have providers who see patients in both pediatric and adult settings?
Do you perform invasive cardiac procedures on ACHD patients at your institution?
Catheter-based procedures are done:
Invasive EP procedures are done:
ACHD Surgeries are done:
Established referral relationships with other ACHD programs for needed consultation, procedures or second opinions:
Formal transition program between pediatric and ACHD clinics: Yes (Formal transition at age: 18)
Do you offer regularly scheduled patient care conferences?
ACHD Clinic Staffing
Number of Additional Cardiologists who attend ACHD Clinic:2
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Brent Gordon, MD
Peds, Ped Card
Additional cardiologist:
Board Certified In:
Anthony Hilliard, MD
Int Med, IM Card
Surgical and Interventional Resources
Number of Pediatric (< 18) CHD operations performed: 40
Number of ACHD (> 18) operations performed: 3
Number of Cardiologists performing interventional catheterizations: 12
Number of Surgeons performing more than 75 CHD or ACHD operations:
Director's Description
Our clinic has almost 15 years of experience with ACHD patients. Our patient staffing is unique in that most patients are seen by an adult and pediatric cardiologist together to improve care delivery, especially as patients age.
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: No
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: Within our ACHD Program and 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:
Does your program undertake ACHD Research? Yes
Program's last publication:
Program's most recent receipt of external funding: