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Houston, TX — (832) 325-7216

There are board certified ACHD physicians at this location.

6410 Fannin St.
Suite 600
Houston, TX 77030
USA

(832) 325-7216
(832) 325-7216
(832) 325-7216
jannine.g.deckard@uth.tmc.edu
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Affiliations

Memorial Hermann Hospital
Adult
Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital
Pediatric Hospital
University of Texas Health Science in Houston

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Poyee Tung, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM, IM Card, Echo
12
50%

Medical Co-Director

Santosh Uppu, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, Peds, Ped Card
8
30%

1 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Siddharth Prakash, MD, PhD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM, IM Card

Nursing & Other Staff

1
Carlos Hinojosa CCHW
Jannine Deckard RN

Care Setting

4
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Yes
Yes
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Pediatric Hospital
Pediatric Hospital
Yes
Yes - at age 12
Yes, 1-3 times a month
Yes

Training & Research

Yes
Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Adult) Individualized long-term mentoring (or informal ACHD fellowship)
Yes
2019
Data valid at 2019

Director's Description

This multi- faceted program provides a range of services for patients including:

  • Treatment and ongoing medical management for patients age 16+ with both simple and complex congenital heart disease, and other acquired heart diseases in young adults.
  • Evaluation of heart murmurs and arrhythmias in those with suspected congenital heart disease.
  • Screening of athletes with suspected congenital heart disease.
  • Transition of patients from pediatric to adult care.
  • Diagnostic testing including echocardiography, cardiac MRI, Holter monitoring, fetal echo, cardiac CT and stress testing.
  • Cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology testing and related interventional procedures.
  • Management of congenital heart disease during pregnancy and while undergoing treatment for other medical conditions.
  • Management of additional cardiac risk factors that may be seen in patients with congenital heart disease.
  • Psychiatric care for adult congenital heart disease patients and their families.