UCLA among first to earn accreditation for congenital heart disease program
The Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease 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. Our faculty and staff are specially trained in adult congenital heart disease with a diversity of expertise in areas including echocardiography, interventional cardiac catheterization, interventional electrophysiology, and more. Learn more about the center >
Webinar: Two Weeks Later: COVID-19 Update for the CHD Patient >
Date: 4/1/2020, recorded Video >
Presenters: Abigail Khan, MD and Adrienne Kovacs
To our Adult Congenital Heart Disease patients. Video visits provide a secure way for you to virtually connect with your doctor, when appropriate, without the hassle of driving into the office, hospital or clinic. All you need is an internet connection and access to a device with video and audio capabilities, such as a computer, tablet or smartphone. You can have a real-time, face-to-face discussion with your doctor just as you would during an office visit. Click here for instructions on Telehealth Visit.
UCLA welcomes Dr. Glen Van Arsdell as Chief of Congenital Cardiac Surgery
We are pleased to welcome Dr. Glen Van Arsdell, one of the world's leading congenital cardiac surgeons, as the Chief of Congenital Cardiac Surgery at UCLA.
ACHD Support Group meets in the evening of the last Thursday of each month from 6:00 pm -7:30 pm and will focus on Congenital Heart Disease. Our next meeting will be held on Thursday, October 29th. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all meetings are now conducted via ZOOM. As we adapt to the necessary changes made in the time of the Coronavirus, we would like to provide additonal support on the second Thursday of each month to focus on COVID for our CHD patients and coping with these challenges. Please join us on Thursday, November 12 at 6:00PM to share your concerns, frustrations, and solutions. As we continue to shelter at home and observe social distancing guidelines, this group will be offered through Zoom or telephone conferencing. Please email Yvonne Jose at YJose@mednet.ucla.edu to RSVP and receive the Zoom link to join our meetings.
The Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center at UCLA was founded in 1980 by Dr. Joseph K. Perloff, with the collaboration of Dr. John Child and nurse specialist Mary Canobbio.
This year 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the Center and we will commemorate this occasion with a tribute to the History of ACHD at UCLA on Sunday, September 27.
Featrured speakers will include: Dr. Hillel Laks, Dr. John Child, Dr. Jamil Aboulhosn, Dr. Glen Van Arsdell, Dr. Kevin Shannon, Mary Canobbio and Pam Miner.
Date: Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 2pm
Via live webinar from UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center
Click below to join the live event.
UCLA doctors use 3-D printed model to guide tricky heart valve replacement.
The 3-D model, which was created using a CT scan of a patient's heart, was made of a silicon-like material with properties similar to tissues and other structures in the heart. Read full story >
Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center
100 Medical Plaza, Suite 630 East
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Map & directions >