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Medical Advisory Board

ACHA thanks the Medical Advisory Board for their remarkable contributions to ACHA and the CHD community.

This group of top physicians and healthcare providers in the CHD field provides expert input and advice for all ACHA activities involving medical, scientific and/or medical profession-related content.

They offer expert opinions on research and medical developments in CHD and the needs of the CHD population and assure that ACHA policies meet the highest standards of scientific need and accuracy.

Richard Krasuski MAB Chair

Richard Krasuski, MD
Director, Adult Congenital Heart Center
Professor of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Yuli Kim MAB Vice Chair Co-Chair, Patient/Family Program Committee

Yuli Kim, MD
Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Jamie L. Jackson

Jamie L. Jackson, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Psychology
Center for Biobehavioral Health, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Alexander (Sasha) Opotowsky Chair, Research

Alexander (Sasha) Opotowsky, MD,MMSc 
Director, Cincinnati Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

 

Laith Alshawabkeh

Laith Alshawabkeh, MD, MSc, FPICS
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director, Adult Congenital Heart Program
University of California San Diego

Castigliano M. Bhamidipati

Castigliano M. Bhamidipati, DO, PhD, MSc, FACS, FACC
Surgical Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Associate Professor, Cardiac Surgery
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Ari M. Cedars

Ari M. Cedars, MD
Director Johns Hopkins Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center
Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Alice Chan

Alice Chan, DNP, AGACNP, CCRN, CHFN, PCCN
Clinical Program Manager, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

Scott Cohen

Scott Cohen, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Wisconsin Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Stephen C. Cook

Stephen C. Cook, MD, FACC
Indianapolis, IN

Peter Ermis

Peter Ermis, MD, FACC
Medical Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
Texas Children’s Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

David Gregg

David Gregg, MD
Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC