Cornell Center for Adult Congenital Heart Disease

New York, NY — (646) 962-ACHD (2243)

There are board certified ACHD physicians at this location.

520 East 70th Street;
Starr Building - 4th Floor
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
New York, NY 10021
United States

(646) 962-ACHD (2243)
(646) 962-ACHD (2243)
(646) 962-ACHD (2243)
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NY Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
NY Presbyterian Hospital - Lower Manhattan Hospital
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
NY Presbyterian Hospital - Queens
Weill Cornell Medical School

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Harsimran S. Singh, MD, M.Sc. Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM, IM Card, Interventional Card

Administrative Program Director/Manager

Magdalena Santos
Program Coordinator

5 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Su Yuan, MD Professional ACHA Member
Nupoor Narula, MD
IM, IM Cardiology, Vascular Medicine (Aortopathy)
Emile Bacha MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery / Congenital Heart Surgery
Leonard Girardi, MD
Other, unspecified
Andrew Goldstone, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery / Congenital Heart Surgery

Nursing & Other Staff

Morgan Burrell, NP Nurse Practitioner
Sheila O'Donoghue, NP Nurse Practitioner
Melissa Hefferan, LCSW Social Worker for Transplant & ACHD
Caroline Lilicraf, RN
Natalia Rojas, RN
Magdalena Santos Clinic Manager

Care Setting

New York Presbyterian Hospital -Weill Cornell Medical
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Lower Manhattan Hospital
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Queens
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Yes - at age 16
Yes, weekly

Training & Research

Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Adult) Individualized long-term mentoring (or informal ACHD fellowship)

Satellite Clinics

Data valid at 2022

Director's Description

The Weill Cornell Center for Adult Congenital Heart Disease provides individualized care for adult patients with congenital heart disease. Our specialized care maximizes the cardiac health and social well-being of our patients.

We offer patients:
Consultative services, including outpatient and inpatient
The most advanced imaging technology for diagnosis (3D-echocardiography, intracardiac echo, cardiac MRI, and cardiac CT)
Cutting-edge minimally invasive surgical options
Comprehensive cardiac and medical management
Therapeutic interventional cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology therapeutics
Partnership with surgical specialists with expertise in congenital heart disease and perioperative management
High-risk obstetrics and gynecology consultative services
Transition clinic for young adults with congenital heart disease (in partnership with Cornell Pediatrics Cardiology).

Conditions and Treatments
We treat all conditions and disease related to Adult Congenital Heart Disease, including:

Anomalous pulmonary venous connections
Anomalous coronary artery disease
Aortic valve disease
Atrial septal defect (ASD)
Coarctation of the aorta
Complex congenital heart disease
Coronary anomalies
Ebstein’s anomaly
Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)
Patent foramen ovale (PFO)
Pulmonary hypertension associated with congenital heart disease (Eisenmenger syndrome)
Pulmonary regurgitation
Pulmonary stenosis
Single ventricle
Tetralogy of Fallot
Transposition of the great arteries (TGA)
Tricuspid atresia
Truncus arteriosus
Ventricular septal defect (VSD)

Treatments available at Weill Cornell Medicine

Our cardiac interventional team offers expertise in performing minimally invasive and hybrid interventions in congenital heart disease including:

Percutaneous closure of:

Atrial septal defects
Patent ductus arteriosus
Patent foramen ovale
Vascular and coronary fistulas
Ventricular septal defects

Angioplasty and stenting:

Aortic coarctation
Pulmonary arterial stenosis
Pulmonary vein stenosis

Valvular therapies:

Transcatheter valve replacement & repair.
Balloon valvuloplasty
Complex congenital heart disease procedures:
Baffle Stenting (e.g. SVC baffle stenosis)
Fontan interventions

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