Data valid at 2016

Texas Adult Congenital Heart Program

Houston, TX — (832) 82-HEART

6621 Fannin St.
Suite 19345-C
Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, TX 77030
United States

(832) 82-HEART
(832) 82-HEART
(832) 824-1000
lxtorre2@texaschildrens.org
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Yes
2004

Affiliations

Texas Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hospital
Texas Children's Hospital - Pavilion for Women
Adult
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Adult Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Wayne Franklin, MD
IM, IM Card, ACHD Board Eligible
13
100%

2 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Peter Ermis, MD Professional ACHA Member
IM, IM Card, Peds, Ped Card, ACHD Board Eligible
Wilson Lam, MD
IM, IM Card, Peds, Ped Card, Adult EP, ACHD Board Eligible

Nursing & Other Staff

1
Allison Callendar PA-C
Renne Bays LMSW
Michelle McLendon RN ACHD Nurse Coordinator
Neshia Montgomery ACHD Scheduler

Surgical and Interventional Resources

860
71
4
5

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
2016
2016

Care Setting

1656
11
Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children's Hospital - Pavilion for Women
Yes
Yes
Pediatric Hospital
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
Within our ACHD program
Referred to a suitable lung transplant program

Director's Description

The Texas Adult Congenital Heart (TACH) Program is the largest ACHD program in Texas and the most comprehensive ACHD program in region. Patients are able to be seen at sites across the greater Houston area (including The Woodlands, Sugarland, and Katy) by providers specifically trained in ACHD care. Our TACH program cardiologists have combined training in adult cardiology, pediatric cardiology, and adult congenital cardiology giving the program a depth of knowledge unique to our center. We also specialize in the care of cardiac issues that arise during preganancy. We have a large program of cardiac, OB, and Maternal-Fetal-Medicine providers at Texas Children's Hospital- Pavilion for Women to care for cardiac issues during pregnancy. 

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