Connecticut Adult Congenital Heart (CTACH) Service

Hartford, CT — 860-545-9400

There are board certified ACHD physicians at this location.

Connecticut Children's Cardiology 2B
282 Washington Street
Hartford, CT 06106
United States

860-545-9400
860-545-9400
860-545-9400
CTACH@connecticutchildrens.org
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Affiliations

Connecticut Children's
Pediatric Hospital
Hartford Hospital
Adult Hospital
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Felice Heller, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, Peds, Ped Card
19
80%

Medical Co-Director

Anudeep Dodeja, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM, Peds, Ped Card
3
50%

Administrative Program Director/Manager

Stephanie Scafidi
MBA, CMPE

4 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Dennis Mello, MD
Cong Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery and General Surgery
Raina Sinha, MD, MPH
Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery
Cesar Igor Mesia, MD
Peds, Ped Card
Caitlin Heyden, DO
Peds

Nursing & Other Staff

1
Whitney Fairchild APRN
Melissa Santos PhD
Michael Reiss PsyD
Felicia Tam, RN
Jamie Bopp RN

Care Setting

9
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Yes
Yes
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Yes
Yes - at age 13
Yes, weekly
Yes

Training & Research

Yes
Formal ACHD rotation for general adult cardiology fellows; Individualized long-term mentoring (or informal ACHD fellowship)
Yes
2021

Satellite Clinics

Data valid at 2020

Director's Description

Connecticut Adult Congenital Heart (CTACH) service is based at the only free standing children's hospital within the state of Connecticut. We are affiliated with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Our services provide comprehensive care of adults with congenital disease regardless of their complexity. These services include but are not limited to congenital echocardiography, cardiac MRI, cardio-pulmonary exercise testing, congenital diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization, arrhythmia evaluation and management, catheter ablation, pacemaker/AICD implantation, pregnancy counseling and management, and congenital heart surgery are available within the program.

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