Data valid at 2016

Cincinnati Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program

Cincinnati, OH — (513) 803-2243

3333 Burnet Avenue
MLC 2003
Cincinnati, OH 45229
United States

(513) 803-2243
(513) 803-2243
(513) 803-2243
achd@cchmc.org
Visit Now
Yes
2009

Affiliations

Cincinnati Children's
Pediatric Hospital
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Adult Hospital
University of Kentucky Healthcare
Adult Hospital and Pediatrics
University of Cincinnati

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Gruschen Veldtman, MBChB, FRCP Professional ACHA Member
Trained outside of US - has equivalent in UK
20
100%

Administrative Program Director/Manager

Tara Haskell
MBA, MHSA

9 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Nicole Brown, MD
IM, Peds, Ped Card, ACHD
Tim Knilans, MD
PED CARD, PED, NBME
Russel Hirsch
MD, PED CARD, PED
Angela Lorts, mD
Ped Card
James S. Tweddell, MD
Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Nursing & Other Staff

2
Martha Tomlin CNP, RN
Amy Rich APRN
Kathy Gosney MSSW
Stacey Morrison PhD
Felicia Eichelbrenner MSN, RN, CPN
Natasha Jacob RN
Katie Diaz RN
Patty Saxion BSW

Surgical and Interventional Resources

482
34
3
3

Training & Research

Yes
Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Adult and Peds), Formal dedicated ACHD fellowship (2 year)
Yes
2017
2017

Care Setting

969
8-11
Cincinnati Children's Main Campus- Burnett Main Campus
Cincinnati Children's - Liberty Campus
Good Samaritan Hospital
University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Kettering Medical Center
Yes
Yes
Cincinnati Children's and University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Cincinnati Children's and University of Cincinnati Medical Center
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
Within our ACHD program
In collaboration with our pulmonary hypertension specialists and pulmonologists
Referred to a suitable lung transplant program

ACHA paid professional member

Director's Description

General ACHD Clinic

Subspecialty programs within ACHD
- Multidisciplinary Fontan Management Program
- Maternal and Fetal Cardiac Health Programs
- Cardiovascular Genetics
- Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Program (Edward Sapien Vale and Melody Vale Structural Program)
- Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic
- Heart Failure/VAD/Transplant Program

Additional Program Offerings
- ACHD Support Group
- ACHD Summer Camp
- Transition Education

 

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