UPMC Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program

Pittsburgh, PA — (412) 692-3158

There are board certified ACHD physicians at this location.

4401 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
United States

(412) 692-3158
(412) 692-3158
(412) 692-5325
achd@upmc.edu
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Affiliations

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pediatric Hospital
UPMC Presbyterian - Shadyside Hospital
Adult Hospital
UPMC Magee-Women's Hospital
Hospital
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Arvind Hoskoppal, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM, Peds, Ped Card
11
100%

Administrative Program Director/Manager

Katie Scollon PA-C
Administrative Director

7 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Jacqueline Kreutzer, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM, Peds, Ped Card
Sara Trucco, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, Peds, Ped Card
Sunil Patel, MD (UPMC Pinnacle) Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, Peds, Ped Card
Natasha Wolfe, MD Professional ACHA Member
IM, IM Card, ACHD Board Certified
Anita Saraf, MD, PhD
IM, IM Card, ACHD Board Eligible
Bryan Goldstein, MD
IM, Peds, Ped Card
Lee Beerman, MD
IM, Ped, Ped Card, ACHD Board Eligible

Nursing & Other Staff

2
Vanessa Kowalski, MSN, CRNP Nurse Practitioner
Patricia Hovanec, MSN, CRNP Nurse Practitioner
Robin Telles, MSW, LCSW Clinical Social Worker
Ashley Draxinger MSN, RN
Lissy Costa BSN, RN

Care Setting

12
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Magee Women's Hospital
Yes
Yes
Pediatric Hospital
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Pediatric Hospital
Yes
Yes - at age 18
Yes, Weekly
No

Training & Research

Yes
Formal ACHD rotation for general cardiology fellows (in Peds and Adult), Individualized long-term mentoring (or informal ACHD fellowship)
Yes
2023
2023

Satellite Clinics

Data valid at 2022

Director's Description

Nationally accredited through the Adult Congenital Heart Association, an innovative program in Western Pennsylvania providing regionalized and specialized expertise care. The UPMC Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to address the unique needs of the adult with a variety of complex congenital defects. Unique to this program is the well-developed relationship between the ACHD Program and the Heart Failure/Transplant teams at UPMC. Together this team of physicians address the growing number of patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, and those requiring transplant evaluation. The UPMC ACHD program has a
collaborative relationship with the maternal fetal medicine physicians to co-manage patients with congenital heart disease prior to, during, and post pregnancy. The ACHD Program is an integrated part of UPMC Children's Hospital Heart Institute which is ranked #3 Nationally in Cardiovascular care in the US News & World Report..

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