University of Rochester Adult Congenital Heart Program

Rochester, NY — (585) 275-6108

There are board certified ACHD physicians at this location.

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
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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
ACHD, IM, Peds, Peds Card
2
90%

Administrative Program Director/Manager

Susan Aldridge

3 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

James Eichelberger, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD.,IM, IM CARD
ACHD, 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

Care Setting

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

Training & Research

Yes
Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Adult and Peds), Individualized long-term mentoring (or informal ACHD fellowship)
Yes
2016
Data valid at 2017

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.