Data valid at 2017

Utah Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program

Salt Lake City, UT — (801) 213-3599

81 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
United States

(801) 213-3599
(801) 213-3599
(801) 662-1000
louise.jahn@hsc.utah.edu
Visit Now
Yes
2006

Affiliations

Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hospital
Intermountain Medical Center
Adult Hospital
University of Utah
Adult Hospital
University of Utah

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Kevin Whitehead, MD
ACHD, IM, IM Card
12
80%

Medical Co-Director

Daniel Cox, DO
ACHD, IM, Peds, Ped Card
4
100%

5 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Ian Lindsay, MD
IM, Peds, Ped Card, ACHD Board Eligible
Michael Adjei-Poku, MD
ACHD, IM, IM Card
Susan Etheridge, MD
Peds, Ped Card
Thomas Pilcher, MD
Peds, Ped Card
Mary Hunt Martin, MD
IM, Peds, Ped Card

Nursing & Other Staff

1
Matthew Anderson DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Jaylynn Olsen LCSW
Michael Higgins LCSW
Louise Jahn, RN, BSN Nurse Coordinator
Juli Jerman, RN, BSN Nurse Coordinator

Surgical and Interventional Resources

500
50
3
3

Training & Research

Yes
Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Peds & Adult); Individualized long-term mentoring (or informal ACHD fellowship)
Yes
2019
2019

Care Setting

2000
18
University of Utah
Primary Children's Hospital/Intermountain Medical Center/Primary Children's Layton Clinic/Dixie Regional Medical Center/Pocatello outreach/Idaho Falls outreach/Boise outreach
Yes
Yes
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Yes
Yes - at age 15
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 Utah Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program offers care under a team of experts with specialty training in Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Our team is available to patients at three different main hospital facilities in the Salt Lake City area and also offers outreach clinics in Southern Utah and Southern Idaho. Our ACHD accredited Comprehensive Care Center provides care to patients with simple and complex congenital heart conditions, heart disease related to genetic syndromes, disease processes associated with the aorta (Marfan syndrome, Loeys-Dietz syndrome), and women with congenital heart conditions who are pregnant or who are considering pregnancy.