Data valid at 2017

Seattle Adult Congenital Heart Program

Seattle, WA — (206) 598-3734

University of Washington Medical Center
1959 Northeast Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195
United States

(206) 598-3734
(206) 598-3734
(206) 744-2500
sachsj@uw.edu
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Yes
2005

Affiliations

University of Washington Medical Center
Adult Hospital
Seattle Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hospital
University of Washington

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Karen Stout, MD
ACHD, IM Card
15
100%

Medical Co-Director

Eric Krieger, MD
ACHD, IM, IM Card
8
100%

Administrative Program Director/Manager

Jilian Angiulo
BS

6 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Jason Deen, MD
ACHD, IM, IM Card, Peds, Ped Card
Zachary Steinberg, MD
ACHD, Internal Medicine, IM Cardiology, Int Card
Stephen Seslar, MD, PhD
Ped Card, ACHD Board Eligible
Thomas Jones, MD
ACHD, Peds, Ped Card
Melissa Robinson, MD
IM, IM Card, Clinical Cardiac EP, ACHD Board Eligible
Brian Morray, MD
Ped, Ped Card
April Stempien-Otero, MD
IM Card, AHFT
Elina Minami, MD
IM, IM Card, AHFT

Nursing & Other Staff

2
Mary "Libs" Schlater MSN, ARNP
Elizabeth Bayley MSN, ARNP, ANCC Professional ACHA Member
Beth Chance MSW
Mark Sullivan MD
Amanda Meier RN, BSN
Brenda O'Connell RN, BSN Professional ACHA Member
Cyndi DeVine
Melinda Roll

Surgical and Interventional Resources

500
113
3
4

Training & Research

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

Care Setting

3000
13
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle Children's Hospital
Yes
Yes
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Adult Hospital
Yes
Yes - at age 13
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

Director's Description

The Seattle Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program is a collaborative program between the University of Washington Medical Center and Seattle Children’s Hospital that is amongst the largest in the country. The program has a well developed clinical program to provide comprehensive care to all adolescents and adults with congenital heart disease. ACHD outpatient services are offered at several satellite and outreach clinics. We partner with community and regional providers in caring for this unique patient population across a five state region and often beyond. There is ACHD expertise in subspecialties including, imaging, cardiac surgery, interventional cardiology and electrophysiology. The program and patients are supported by an excellent team including a program manager, program coordinators, nurses, and a nurse practitioner. We also have an active and well supported educational program including senior ACHD fellows and rotating cardiology and pediatric cardiology fellows. The ACHD faculty are all academically and scholastically productive, and ACHD research is a growing effort.

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