Data valid at 2017

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
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Yes
2009

Affiliations

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

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Gruschen Veldtman, MBChB
Trained outside of US - has equivalent in UK
21
100%

Administrative Program Director/Manager

Tara Haskell
MBA, MHSA

14 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Nicole Brown, MD
ACHD, IM, Peds, Ped Card
Tim Knilans, MD
Peds, Ped Card
Russel Hirsch
Peds, Ped Card
Angela Lorts, mD
Peds, Ped Card
James S. Tweddell, MD
Ped Card, Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Congenital Cardiac Surgery
Adam Lupert, MD
IM, Peds, Ped Card, ACHD Board Eligible

Nursing & Other Staff

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

Surgical and Interventional Resources

595
70
3
3

Training & Research

Yes
Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Adult and Peds), Individualized long-term mentoring (or informal ACHD fellowship) , Formal dedicated ACHD fellowship (2 year)
Yes
2017
2018

Care Setting

969
14
Cincinnati Children's Burnett Main and Liberty Campuses
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Good Samaritan Hospital
Kettering Medical Center
University of Kentucky Healthcare
Yes
Yes
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
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

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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