Midwest & Omaha Congenital Heart and Aortopathy (MOCHA)

Omaha, NE — (402) 955-4350

There are board certified ACHD physicians at this location.

8200 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114
United States

(402) 955-4350
(402) 955-6799
(402) 955-4350
mherek@childrensomaha.org
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Affiliations

Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Pediatric Hospital
Nebraska Medicine
Adult Hospital
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Jonathan Cramer, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM, Peds, Ped Card
10
85%

Medical Co-Director

Shane Tsai, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM, IM Card, Peds, Ped Card, Clinical Cardiac EP
9
25%

Administrative Program Director/Manager

Laura Ronspies
Administrative Program Coordinator

2 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Anji Yetman, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM, Peds, Ped Card
Vince Gonzalez, MD
IM, Peds Ped Card

Nursing & Other Staff

3
Cari Coons, APRN ACHD Nurse Practitioner
Kristy Cook, APRN, DNP, FNP-BC, PNP-AC ACHD Nurse Practitioner
Celia Yee Man Poon, PhD Clinical Psychologist
Madison Parshall, PLMHP PCMSW Medical Social Worker
Abigail Vollers, BSN, RN
Mary Kate Herek, BSN, RN Children's Hospital ACHD RN
Lindsey Vaughan, BSN, RN Nebraska Medicine ACHD RN

Care Setting

8
Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Nebraska Medicine
Black Hills Pediatrics
Yes
Yes
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Adult Hospital
Yes
Yes - at age 14
Yes, weekly
Yes

Training & Research

Yes
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)
Yes
2023
2023

Satellite Clinics

Data valid at 2022

Director's Description

A collaborative partnership between Children's Hospital and Nebraska Medicine, the Midwest & Omaha Congenital Heart and Aortopathy (MOCHA) program for adolescents and adults offers a multi- disciplinary approach to comprehensive ACHD management and care. Our program features a team of board certified ACHD experts dedicated to the care of ACHD patients. MOCHA offers the complete spectrum of ACHD care from routine CHD follow- up to the most advanced imaging, cath, electrophysiology, surgical, and transplant options. We additionally have specialized programs for adolescent transition, pulmonary hypertension, and high risk pregnancy care. MOCHA is committed to excellence in the care of patients throughout the region including national and international research and education. We offer outreach clinics in Lincoln, Kearney, and North Platte, NE as well as Rapid City, SD.

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