Data valid at 2017

Program for Adult Congenital Heart Disease (PACHD)

Hershey, PA — (717) 531-5888

I.O. Silver Clinic
200 Campus Drive. Entrance 2, Suite 600.
Hershey, PA 17033
United States

(717) 531-5888
(717) 531-4554
(717) 531-8521
kspreha@pennstatehealth.psu.edu
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No
1991

Affiliations

Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Penn State College of Medicine

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

William R. Davidson, Jr., MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, Int Med, IM Card
27
65%

Medical Co-Director

Anisa Chaudhry, MD
ACHD, IM, IM Card
3
70%

1 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

John K. Kelleman, MD
ACHD, IM, IM Card

Nursing & Other Staff

1
Sarah Bowman CRNP Professional ACHA Member
Kristen Spreha RN, BSN

Surgical and Interventional Resources

137
27
3
2

Training & Research

Yes
Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Peds & Adult), Individualized long-term mentoring (or informal ACHD fellowship), Formal dedicated ACHD fellowship (1 year)
Yes
2018
2018

Care Setting

1026
9
Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center
No
Yes
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Yes
No
Yes, weekly
Yes

Clinical Services Offered

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
In collaboration with our pulmonary hypertension specialists
In collaboration with our pulmonary hypertension specialists
Referred to a suitable lung transplant program

ACHA paid professional member

Director's Description

This is a long-standing ACHD program with a commitment to patient-oriented quality care. We see patients from a wide radius around Hershey/Harrisburg. There are good resources here for here for most ACHD needs - pregnancy, arrhythmias, imaging, heart failure, intervention, CT surgery. Most cardiac and all multi-organ transplants referred where appropriate.  We have 8 half- day clinic sessions a week.  We see patients here at the main hospital and at 2 other sites about 20 minutes from the main hospital. Our web site is currently undergoing renovation -stay tuned.