Data valid at 2016

Northern Alberta Adult Congenital Heart Clinic

Edmonton, AB — (780) 407-6552

2A7 Mazankowski Heart Institute
11220 83 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7
Canada

(780) 407-6552
(780) 407-6552
NAACH@ahs.ca
No
1989

Affiliations

University of the Alberta Hospital
Adult Hospital
Mazankowski Heart Institute
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Stollery Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hospital
University of Alberta

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Isabelle VonderMuhll, MD
IM Card
13
50%

Administrative Program Director/Manager

Bonda Toppin

5 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Joseph Atallah, MD, CM
LMCC, SPEC COMP (Card), Peds, Ped Card
Yashu Coe, MD
MBBS, LMCC, Peds Card, Peds, IM Card
Michael Kantoch, MD
IM
Dylan Taylor, MD
IM Card, IM
Jonathan Windram, BSc (Hons), MBChB
IM Card

Nursing & Other Staff

-
Pamela Heggie RN, BN
Deb Jandura RN, BScN

Surgical and Interventional Resources

683
116
1
3

Training & Research

Yes
Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Peds and Adults), Individualized long-term mentoring (or informal ACHD fellowship)
Yes
2016

Care Setting

1012
6
Mazankowski Heart Institute
Yes
Yes
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Yes
Yes
Yes, 1-3 times per month
Yes

Clinical Services Offered

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
In collaboration with our pulmonary hypertension specialists
By pulmonary hypertension specialists to whom we refer at suitable institutions
Typically transplanted within our own institution

Director's Description

NAACH is the referral centre for a large geographical area, and is the surgical referral centre for 3 provinces (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Northern BC and Manitoba. We do interprovincial telehealth meetings twice monthly to discuss patient care issues and surgical intervention within our group of care providers including cardiologists, surgeons, congenital EP services and other specialists as required (CAD team, Transplant etc.) All patient imaging and history is reviewed within the group and consensus opinion provided for care management.