The future is bright for patients with congenital heart disease (CHD), but medical problems can arise years or decades later. It may seem that your heart condition was repaired when you were a child. But depending on your condition, as an adult you may need a specialist trained in adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) to monitor potential medical problems in the future.
The physicians in our Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program are experts at treating and monitoring adult patients with CHD and in helping teens transition smoothly from child to adult care of congenital heart defects.
Our team of experts treats teens and adults with all forms of congenital heart disease. We specialize in the most complex cases, including:
For more information, the Heart Institute Encyclopedia provides information about cardiac diseases, defects, disorders and problems that may affect you or your child's heart.