Cleveland Clinic Adult Congenital Heart Clinic "CCACH"

Cleveland, OH — (216) 444-6697

There are board certified ACHD physicians at this location.

9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
United States

(216) 444-6697
(216) 444-6697
(216) 445-7300
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Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Case Western Reserve University and Lerner College of Medicine

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Joanna Ghobrial, MD, MSc Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM, IM Card, Interventional Card, ECHO

Administrative Program Director/Manager

Julia Serrano
Administrative Assistant

3 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Ken Zahka, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, Ped Card
Margaret Fuchs, MD
IM, IM Card, Peds
Peter Aziz, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, Peds, Ped Card, EP

Nursing & Other Staff

Jackie Lichniak MSN, APRN, CNP
Jessica Leon MSW
Stephanie Tamburro RN, BSN

Care Setting

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Cleveland Clinic - Hillcrest
Cleveland Clinic - Strongsville
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Yes - at age 18
Yes, weekly

Training & Research

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

Satellite Clinics

Data valid at 2019

Director's Description

Cleveland Clinic's Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center, "CCACH", directed by Joanna Ghobrial, MD, MSc, and Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD, uses a multidisciplinary team approach to deal with issues specific to adolescent and adult patients with congenital heart disease (CHD). The team includes surgeons and cardiologists who specialize in both pediatric and adult CHD, anesthesiologists, nurse practitioners, internists, geneticists, dentists, obstetricians and gynecologists, psychiatrists, radiologists, cardiac rehabilitation, and physical and occupational therapists. Cleveland Clinic's Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center combines cutting- edge technology with compassion and
a family- centered approach to congenital heart care.

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