Data valid at 2017

Adult Congenital Cardiology Clinic

Tucson, AZ — (520) 626-5585

1501 N. Campbell
Tucson, AZ 85724
United States

(520) 626-5585
(520) 694-5437
(520) 694-6000
dhagan@peds.arizona.edu
Yes
2007

Affiliations

Banner University Medical Center - Tucson
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Banner University Medical Center - South
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Scott Klewer, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, Ped Card
22
75%

Medical Co-Director

Daniela Lax, MD
Ped Card, ACHD Board Eligible
28
40%

3 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Mike Seckeler, MD
Ped Card,ACHD Board Eligible
Mathew Hutchinson, MD
IM, Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology
Franz Rischard, DO
Medicine, Critical Care, Pulmonary

Nursing & Other Staff

-
Ashley Thomson, RN
Diane Hagen, Admin

Surgical and Interventional Resources

42
16
1
0

Training & Research

Yes
Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Adult), Individualized long-term mentoring (or informal ACHD fellowship)
Yes
2018
2018

Care Setting

1000
4
Banner University Medical Center - Tucson
Banner University Medical Center - South
Yes
Yes
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Yes
Yes - at age 14
Yes, weekly
Yes

Clinical Services Offered

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
In collaboration with our pulmonary hypertension specialists
In collaboration with our pulmonary hypertension specialists
Typically transplanted within our own institution

ACHA paid professional member

Director's Description

The Adult Congenital Cardiology Clinic is a part of the Banner University Medical Center complex on the grounds of the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.

The Banner University Medical Center - Tucson campus is an adult/pediatric facility that allows adult and pediatric cardiology specialists to directly interact in pediatric and adult clinical service units in a cohesive setting. In addition, cardiovascular scientists and their research laboratories and are located in close proximity to the clinical teams and frequently interact in research projects and conferences.

This multidisciplinary environment is unique in Arizona and provides the most comprehensive heart care for adults who are living with congenital heart disease.