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Meet the team members of the Heart Institute's Adolescent and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Gruschen R. Veldtman, FRCP, MBChB Director of Adult Congenital Heart Disease 513-803-2243 email@example.com
Director of Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
Spectrum of adult congenital heart disease: the Fontan circulation; interventional cardiology; pregnancy cardiology; pulmonary hypertension in congenital heart disease; cardiac catheterization lab
Gruschen R. Veldtman, FRCP, MBChB, is appointed in the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. His major achievement has been the establishment of patient and science centered clinical programs that serve adult patients with various complexity of congenital heart conditions. His major academic contributions have been in the field of liver disease as it relates to the Fontan circulation.
General Paediatrics and Neonates, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, 1995.
Paediatric Cardiology, Leeds General Infirmary, 1999.
Fellowship: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Toronto, 2000.
Research Fellowship: Hospital For Sick Children Toronto, 2001.
Fellowship: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Mayo Clinic, 2002.
Fellowship: Paediatric Interventional Cardiology, 2003.
Nicole M. Brown, MD 513-636-4432 firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
ACHD; pulmonary hypertension
MD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
Residency: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.
Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
Christopher P. Learn, MD 513-803-2243 email@example.com
UC Department of Internal Medicine
ACHD; echocardiography; Cardiac Step-Down Unit
MD: Boston University, Boston, MA, 2003.
Residency: Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis, IN, 2007.
Fellowship: Cardiovascular Medicine, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH, 2012. Pediatric Cardiology, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH, 2012.
Certification: Internal Medicine, 2008; General Pediatrics, 2008; Pediatric Cardiology, 2012; (Adult) Cardiovascular Medicine, 2013; National Board of Echocardiography ASCeXAM, 2013; Diplomate - Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography, National Board of Echocardiography.
Learn CP, Holzer RJ, Daniels CJ, Torres AJ, Vincent JA, Moore JW, Armsby LB, Landzberg MJ, Bergensen L. Adverse events rates and risk factors in adults undergoing cardiac catheterization at pediatric hospitals — results from the C3PO. Catheter Cardiovasc Inerv. 2013 May;81(6):997-1005.
Learn C, Phillips A, Chisolm J, Hill S, Cheatham J, Winch P, Galantowicz M, Holzer R. Pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect and multifocal pulmonary blood supply: does an intensive interventional approach improve the outcome? Congenit Heart Dis. 2012 Mar-Apr;7(2):111-21.
Learn CP, Yates AR, Nicholson L, Milton K, Lloyd E, Cua CL. Tissue Doppler measurements correlate with central venous pressure in pediatric patients after cardiac surgery. ASAIO J. 2010 Jul-Aug;56(4):377-82.
Gary D. Webb, MD Member, Cincinnati Adolescent and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program 513-803-2243 firstname.lastname@example.org
Member, Cincinnati Adolescent and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
Professor Emeritus, UC Department of Internal Medicine
Beginning in 1980, Dr. Webb was co-director, and then director of the Toronto Congenital Cardiac Center for Adults, the first such ACHD clinic in the world. He was the founding president of the Canadian Adult Congenital Heart Network. He was the founding president of the International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease. He led the first articulation and publication of clinical guidelines for adult congenital heart patients. He has edited two major texts in the field of adult congenital heart disease.
While in Cincinnati, and with the support of the Heart Institute, he established the Adult Congenital Heart Learning Center, an online source of information intended primarily for providers, but also available to patients and families.
MD: McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada, 1967.
Residency: Internal medicine and cardiology, University of Toronto, Toronto Ontario, Canada.
Fellowship: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Cardiology), 1972; Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Internal Medicine), 1972; Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, 1976.
Knowles R, Veldtman G, Hickey EJ, Bradley T, Gengsakul A, Webb GD, Williams WG, McCrindle BW. Functional Health Status of Adults with Tetralogy of Fallot: Marched Comparison with Healthy Siblings. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jul;94(1):124-32.
Webb G. The long road to better ACHD care. Congenital Heart Dis. 2010 May-Jun;5(3):198-205.
Khairy P, Aboulhosn J, Gurvitz MZ, Opotowsky AR, Mongeon FP, Kay J, Valente AM, Earing MG, Lui G, Gersony DR, Cook S, Ting JG, Nickolaus MJ, Webb G, Landzberg MJ, Broberg CS; Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology (AARCC). Arrhythmia burden in adults with surgically repaired tetralogy of Fallot: a multi-institutional study. Circulation. 2010 Aug 31;122(9):868-75.
Valente AM, Bhatt AB, Cook S, Earing MG, Gersony DR, Aboulhosn J, Opotowsky AR, Lui G, Gurvitz M, Graham D, Fernandes SM, Khairy P, Webb G, Gerhard-Herman M, Landzberg MJ; AARCC (Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology) Investigators. The CALF (Congenital Heart Disease in Adults Lower Extremity Systemic Venous Health in Fontan Patients) study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Jul 6;56(2):144-50.
Silversides CK, Kiess M, Beauchesne L, Bradley T, Connelly M, Niwa K, Mulder B, Webb G, Colman J, Therrien J. Canadian Cardiovascular Society 2009 Consensus Conference on the management of adults with congenital heart disease: outflow tract obstruction, coarctation of the aorta, tetralogy of Fallot, Ebstein anomaly and Marfan's syndrome. Can J Cardiol. 2010 Mar;26(3):e80-97.
Apitz C, Webb GD, Redington AN. Tetralogy of Fallot. Lancet. 2009 Oct;374(9699):1462-71.
Opotowsky AR, Siddiqi OK, Webb, GD. Trends in hospitalizations for adults with congenital heart disease in the US. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Jul;54(5):460-7.
Schwerzmann M, Salehian O, Harris L, Siu SC, Williams WG, Webb GD, Colman JM, Redington A, Silversides CK. Ventricular arrhythmias and sudden death in adults after a Mustard operations for transposition of the great arteries. Eur Heart J. 2009 Aug;30(15):1873-9.
Hickey EJ, Veldtman G, Bradley TJ, Gengsakul A, Manlhiot C, Williams WG, Webb GD, McCrindle BW. Late risk of outcomes for adults with repaired tetralogy of Fallot from an inception cohort spanning four decades. European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 2009 Jan;35(1):156-64.
Tzemos N, Silversides CK, Colman JM, Therrien J, Webb, GD, Mason J, Cocoara E, Sermer M, Siu SC. Late cardiac outcomes after pregnancy in women with congenital aortic stenosis. American Heart Journal. 2009;157(3):474-480.
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