Data valid at 2017

Advocate Children's Heart Institute

Oak Lawn, IL — (708) 684-5580

4440 W. 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
United States

(708) 684-5580
(708) 684-5580
(708) 684-5580
gail.prokop@Advocatehealth.com
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Yes
2012

Affiliations

Advocate Christ Medical Center
Adult Hospital
Advocate Children's Hospitals
Pediatric Hospital
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Adult Hospital
Chicago Medical School

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Ira Shetty, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM , Peds
8
50%

Administrative Program Director/Manager

Gail Prokop
MSN, APN, ANP-BC, FNP-C

4 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Saad Saddiqui, MD
Peds, Ped Card
David Roberson, MD
Peds, Ped Card
Frank Zimmerman, MD
ACHD, Peds, Ped Card
Tarek Husanyi, MD
Peds, Ped Card

Nursing & Other Staff

1
Gail Prokop MSN, ANP-BC, FNP-C
Kathy Jennin MSW, LSW

Surgical and Interventional Resources

346
27
2
2

Training & Research

Yes
Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Peds)
No

Care Setting

750
6
Advocate Christ Medical Center
Lutheran General Hospital
Yes
Yes
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Yes
No - at age 16
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

Multidisciplinary/integrated adult and pediatric congenital cardiology team housed under the same roof. Adult CHD patients have access to adult consultants in an adult environment. Providing services in multiple, convenient outpatient clinics covering the north, south and western metro Chicago area. Inpatient ACHD specialized services also available through the ACHD service with direct access to our advanced, multidisciplinary adult team including: Advanced Heart Failure team, Ventricular Assist Device and Transplant, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Gynecology, Pulmonary Medicine, Pulmonary Hypertension Program, Fontan experienced Hematologists and Hematology.