University of Iowa Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program

Iowa City, IA — (319) 356-3537

There are board certified ACHD physicians at this location.

200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States

(319) 356-3537
(319) 356-2229
(319) 356-1616
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University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Adult Hospital
University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hospital
Roy and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Prashob Porayette, MBBS, MSc Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, Peds, Ped Card

Administrative Program Director/Manager

Jenevive Chan

2 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Luis Ochoa, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, Peds, Peds Card
Osamah Aldoss MBBS, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, Peds, Ped Card

Nursing & Other Staff

Jessica Upah, ARNP Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
Marcia Gilbert, MSW Social Worker
Colleen Lancial BSN, RN-BC
Jenevive Chan BLS ACHD Office Manager

Care Setting

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Yes - at age 14
Yes, weekly

Training & Research

Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Adult) Individualized long-term mentoring (or informal ACHD fellowship)
Data valid at 2022

Director's Description

•Pregnancy counseling/fetal echocardiograms
•Care of patients with connective tissue disorders and dilated aortas
•Treatment of rhythm disturbances/pacemakers
•Exercise, nutrition, and preventive cardiology counseling
•Assessment for noncardiac surgery
•Cardiac catheterization and interventions; nonsurgical percutaneous valve placement, stents placement, septal occluders, and other types of interventions.
•Referral for state of the art surgical treatment and postoperative intensive care at UI Hospitals and Clinics.                                                                   

•Fetal heart program.


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