Let’s Talk About the Fontan

Wednesday, January 24, 2024 - Presented by Richard Krasuski, MD, and Alexander “Sasha” Opotowsky, MD, MMSc

Recorded Wednesday, Jan 24, 2024 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. EST

About the Presenters:

Richard Krasuski, MD, is Chair of the ACHA Medical Advisory Board and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA), and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). He is Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center, Director of Hemodynamic Research, and Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Krasuski is also Director of the Duke University Collaborative Cardiovascular Society (DUCCS).


Alexander (Sasha) Opotowsky, MD, MMSc, is a member of the ACHA Medical Advisory Board and is chair of the Research Committee. He is Director of the Cincinnati Adult Congenital Heart Disease (CINCH) Program. While on the staff of the Boston Adult Congenital Heart Service, Dr. Opotowsky founded the Boston ACHD Biobank in 2012, enrolling and collecting bio-specimens from more than 1,600 patients. This resource has facilitated high-impact research using circulating and urinary biomarkers to better understand and treat adults born with congenital heart disease.

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