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The Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center Faculty

Welcome to the Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center, the first and one of the largest facilities of its kind in the United States. Founded in 1980, the Center is a national and international tertiary care resource that provides services to the growing number of patients with congenital heart disease who reach adulthood.

In addition to its emphasis on the highest quality of patient care, the Center is a major training and research facility, focused on preparing our next generation of adult congenital heart disease healthcare providers and advancing our understanding of the long-term issues and risks confronting adults with congenital heart disease.

The Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center provides state of the art care to adult patients with congenital heart disease.

Meet our Physicians (from left to Right, Dr. Jamil Aboulhosn, Dr. Jeannette Lin, and Dr. Leigh Reardon)

 

Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare - Dr. Leigh Reardon interviewed with Deb Lotstein, MD, MPH, medical director of the UCLA Med-Peds Transition Care Program.  Vital Signs, Spring 2014/vol.62

The life expectancy of children with complex illnesses has increased dramatically over the past three decades.  As a result, many adolescents must learn to manage their own chronic diseases or disabilities when they become adults. The key to a smooth transition from childhood to adult care, experts say, is planning ahead. Read full article

 ACHDC In the News

Congenital Heart Walk Greater Los Angeles, Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Griffith Park, CA. Register here. 

Upcoming Event - Women's Heart Health: Let's Talk (Wednesday, 5/21/14) 6-8PM, Fowler Museum at UCLA

 

 

Dr. Jamil Aboulhosn featured on Al Jazeera report on Aging HeartDr. Jamil Aboulhosn featured on Al Jazeera report on Aging Heart

Dr. Alboulhosn discusses the clinical implications of aging on the human heart and the potential utility of agents such as a protein called GDF 11 in the treatment of heart disease. Read more »                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

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Diseases/Disorders

Services

  • Consultative -- outpatient and inpatient
  • Access to affiliated consultants in related fields
  • Comprehensive diagnostic facilities
  • Comprehensive cardiac and medical management
  • Therapeutic interventional cardiac catheterization and electrophysiological facilities
  • Obstetric and gynecologic consultation and management
  • Surgical and peri-operative management
  • Heart, lung and heart/lung transplantation
  • Psychological support
  • Adolescent/Young Adult Transitional Care for Congenital Heart Disease
  • Fetal and Pediatric Cardiology

Patients may be referred by their physicians or make an appointment on their own.

To schedule an appointment with the Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center, please call (310) 794-9629, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic
UCLA-Cardiovascular Center
100 Medical Plaza, Suite 630
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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