Data valid at 2017

University of Rochester Adult Congenital Heart Program

Rochester, NY — (585) 275-6108

Children's' Heart Center at the University of Rochester
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 631
Rochester, NY 14642
USA

(585) 275-6108
(585) 275-6108
(585) 275-6108
wendy_hou@urmc.rochester.edu
Visit Now
Yes
2004

Affiliations

Strong Memorial Hospital
Adult Hospital
Golisano Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hospital
University of Rochester Medical Center

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Michael R. Joynt, MD Professional ACHA Member
IM, Peds, Peds Card, ACHD Board Eligible
2
90%

Administrative Program Director/Manager

Susan Aldridge

3 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

James Eichelberger, MD
ACHD.,IM, IM CARD
Rajiv Devanagondi, MD Professional ACHA Member
Ped, Peds Card
Roger Vermilion, MD
PedS, Ped Card

Nursing & Other Staff

-
Jennifer Tillou LMSW
Elizabeth Wenger LMSW
Wendy Hou Clinical Nurse Specialist
Dagmar Flournoy

Surgical and Interventional Resources

176
14
2
1

Training & Research

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

Care Setting

743
4
Strong Memorial Hospital
Golisano Children's Hospital
Yes
Yes
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Adult/Pediatric 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
Referred to a suitable lung transplant program

ACHA paid professional member

Director's Description

The Adult Congenital Heart Program at the University of Rochester Medical Center is a comprehensive ACHD program serving Rochester and the surrounding region. Our program includes a diverse subspecialty team trained in the care of adult congenital heart disease. We are closely involved with regional adult and pediatric cardiologists to assist in providing optimal care of ACHD patients. We house a number of unique, multi-disciplinary clinics for our patients, including our Adult Fontan Clinic and Combined Adult Congenital Cardiology and Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic. Our program offers the region's only Transition Program, with a dedicated Transition Coordinator.