COACH Program

Columbus, OH — 614-722-5622

There are board certified ACHD physicians at this location.

700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
United States

614-722-5622
614-722-5622
614-722-2000
ACHD@nationwidechildrens.org
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Affiliations

Nationwide Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hospital
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Adult Hospital
The Ohio State University School of Medicine

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Curt Daniels, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM Card, Ped Card
20
100%

Administrative Program Director/Manager

Tracey Sisk Professional ACHA Member
RN, MHA

5 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

May Ling Mah, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, Pediatrics, Ped Cardiology
Elisa Bradley, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM, IM Card
Lauren Lastinger, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, Internal Medicine, IM Cardiology
Saurabh Rajpal, MBBS, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, Internal Medicine, IM Cardiology
Marc Lee, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, Pediatrics, Ped Cardiology

Nursing & Other Staff

4
Jenne K. Hickey, FNP-CNP - NP Acute Care- Heart Center Administration
Rachel Metzger, AGNP - NP Acute Care- Heart Center
Matt Granger, APRN-CNP
Trina Cunningham, APRN-CNP - ACHD Nurse Practitioner
Mariela Jacome, MSW, LSW Heart Center Social Worker
Danielle Allen, RN, BSN
Rosemarie Chumita RN, BSN
Trisha Gribble, RN, BSN, MSN - ACHD Nurse Clinician
Kim Madison, BSN, RN - ACHD Nurse Clinician
Deb Mitchel, RN - ACHD Nurse Clinician
Katherine Toadvine, BS - Lead Administrative Support, Fellowship Coordinator

Care Setting

20
Nationwide Children's Hospital with clinics in Columbus, Dayton, Lewis Center, Lima, Mansfield, Portsmouth and Zanesville
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Dayton Children's Hospital, Genesis, Southern Ohio Medical Center, OhioHealth Mansfield, MercyHealth- St. Rita's Medical Center
Yes
Yes
Yes
Pediatric Hospital
Pediatric
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Yes
Yes - at age 15
Yes, weekly
Yes

Training & Research

Yes
Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Peds & Adult), Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Adult) Individualized long-term mentoring (or informal ACHD fellowship) , Formal dedicated ACHD fellowship (2 year)
Yes
2021
2021

Satellite Clinics

Data valid at 2019

Director's Description

Established in 2000, the COACH program is one of the nations largest and leading ACHD programs. Our services range from complex congenital heart surgery to interventional catheterization procedures, inpatient and outpatient care by board certified ACHD cardiologists and advanced imaging teams. We have dedicated ACHD social workers and a strong relationship with the community, medical and otherwise, to facilitate the multiple needs our patient population.

Our staff consists of all ACHD board certified cardiologists. Each physician brings unique training and interests to the program including complex congenital heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, pregnancy and ACHD, athletes and heart disease and heart failure. Our nurse practitioners and nurses are involved in patient education and community activities. Our full-time, dedicated social worker provides highly effective inpatient and outpatient services. The COACH Program has long- standing relationships with sub- specialty services including electrophysiology, cardiogenetics, maternal- fetal medicine, heart failure and transplant. This collaborative approach allows for a highly- specialized plan of care, ensuring the highest patient outcomes.

Patients are seen in Columbus at Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, two of Ohio's premiere medical centers. Patient care is individualized using the most appropriate resources from each institution. In addition to daily main campus clinics in Columbus, we have clinics throughout Ohio including:

Dayton Dayton Children's Medical Center
Lewis Center Nationwide Children's Hospital Close to Home
Lima Mercy Hospital
Mansfield OhioHealth Heart & Vascular
Portsmouth Southern Ohio Medical Center
Zanesville Genesis Heart & Vascular Institute

Our mission: To optimize the health of adolescents and adults with congenital heart disease by providing a patient-centered, team approach to clinical care, education and research, ensuring high quality outcomes for each and every patient.