UTHealth ACHD Program

Houston, TX — 713-426-3149

There are board certified ACHD physicians at this location.

6410 Fannin St.
Suite 600
Houston, TX 77030
USA

713-426-3149
713-426-3149
713-426-3149
Adriana.J.Cardenas@uth.tmc.edu
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Affiliations

Memorial Hermann Hospital and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, Texas Medical Center
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
UT Houston McGovern Medical School

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Poyee Tung, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM, IM Card, Echo
12
50%

Medical Co-Director

Santosh Uppu, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM, Peds, Ped Card
15
50%

1 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Siddharth Prakash, MD, PhD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM, IM Card

Nursing & Other Staff

-
Adriana Cardenas Community Health Worker
Jannine Deckard RN

Care Setting

4
UTHealth Texas Medical Center
UT Physicians Cinco Ranch
UTHealth Bayshore Multi specialty Clinic
UTHealth Cinco Ranch; UTHealth Sienna Plantation; UTHealth Beaumont
Yes
Yes
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Yes
Yes - at age 16
Yes, 1-3 times a month
No

Training & Research

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

Satellite Clinics

Data valid at 2021

Director's Description

This multi- faceted program provides a range of services for patients including:

  • Treatment and ongoing medical management for patients age 16+ with both simple and complex congenital heart disease, and other acquired heart diseases in young adults.
  • Evaluation of heart murmurs and arrhythmias in those with suspected congenital heart disease.
  • Screening of athletes with suspected congenital heart disease.
  • Transition of patients from pediatric to adult care.
  • Diagnostic testing including echocardiography, cardiac MRI, Holter monitoring, fetal echo, cardiac CT and stress testing.
  • Cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology testing and related interventional procedures.
  • Management of congenital heart disease during pregnancy and while undergoing treatment for other medical conditions.
  • Management of additional cardiac risk factors that may be seen in patients with congenital heart disease.
  • Psychiatric care for adult congenital heart disease patients and their families.