Yale Adult Congenital Heart Program

New Haven, CT — (203) 785-2022

There are board certified ACHD physicians at this location.

800 Howard Avenue
Yale Physician's Building
2nd Floor
New Haven, CT 06520
United States

(203) 785-2022
(203) 785-2022
(203) 785-2022
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Yale-New Haven Hospital
Adult/Pediatric Hospital
St Francis Hospital and Medical Center Hospital
Adult Hospital
Lawrence and Memorial Hospital
Yale University School of Medicine

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Robert Elder, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, IM, Peds, Ped Card

Administrative Program Director/Manager

Jessica Santora

3 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Tony Pastor, MD
IM, Peds, Ped Card, ACHD Board Eligible
Jeremy Asnes, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, Peds, Ped Card
Sarah Goldstein, MD
IM, IM Card, ACHD Board Eligible
Jeffrey Vinocur, MD Professional ACHA Member
ACHD, Peds, Ped Card

Nursing & Other Staff

Nancy Rollinson APRN
Dawn Lorentson LCSW
Kinga Snieg RN, BSN
Jessica Santora, R-MA Medical Assistant and Patient Scheduler

Care Setting

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Lawrence and Memorial Hospital
St Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Pediatric/Adult Hospital
Yes - at age 12
Yes, weekly

Training & Research


Satellite Clinics

Data valid at 2021

Director's Description

The Yale Adult Congenital Heart Program is founded at an institution with a long history of CHD care and surgery. We combine the expertise of board-certified ACHD specialists, interventional cardiologists, electrophysiology experts, and dedicated congenital heart disease surgeons among many others to provide comprehensive ACHD care for outpatients and inpatients alike under one seamless program. We offer a full spectrum of care, including state-of-the-art cardiac catheter interventions for transcatheter valve therapy (e.g. Melody or Edwards-Sapien valves) and are involved with ongoing clinical trials (e.g. Harmony) to bring the latest and least-invasive technologies to our patients.

Other highlights of our program include: the newly formed Yale Collaborative Fontan Clinic which provides comprehensive, multi-disciplinary evaluation for single ventricle adults with a Fontan procedure; close collaboration with nationally recognized fetal echocardiography and high risk OB program to care for pregnant ACHD patients; joint ACHD/EP program for complex ablations, pacing/ICD needs, complex lead extractions; world class aortopathy service for adults with aortic valve and root problems; and extensive cardiogenetics services including familial counseling and testing including whole exome sequencing.

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