Data valid at 2017

The Congenital Heart Center, Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

Grand Rapids, MI — (616) 267-9150

25 Michigan St. NE
Suite 4200
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
United States

(616) 267-9150
(616) 267-9150
(616) 267-9150
amy.bitely@spectrumhealth.org
Visit Now
Yes
2014

Affiliations

Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hospital
Spectrum Health
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Stephen Cook, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM Card, Ped Card, Cardiovascular Disease
16
100%

Medical Co-Director

Joseph Vettukattil, MD
Peds, Ped Card
17
30%

Administrative Program Director/Manager

Dave Majestic
VP Operations

1 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Sihong Huang, MD
Ped Card

Nursing & Other Staff

1
Michelle Rewa ACNP
Lauren Howard MSW
Marcia Ramirez, RN Professional ACHA Member
Cheryl Bos, RN Practice Manager

Surgical and Interventional Resources

291
67
3
3

Training & Research

No
Yes
2018

Care Setting

1702
20
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
Spectrum Health
Yes
Yes
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
No
Yes - at age 12
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 program

ACHA paid professional member

Director's Description

The HDVCH Congenital Heart Center offers an innovative program in western Michigan that provides regionalized and specialized expertise through a multidisciplinary approach to address the unique needs of the adult with complex congenital heart disease. Unique to this program is a well-established relationship among the ACHD team and Spectrum Health High-Risk Maternal Fetal Medical Group that addresses the needs of women with congenital heart disease. Together, these physicians address transition, contraception and high-risk pregnancy and delivery. Through this multidisciplinary approach adult congenital patients receive state-of-the-art care.

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