Multidisciplinary Care of Adult Congenital Heart Disease
The Adult Congenital Heart Program at Stanford is a joint initiative
amongst Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford Health Care, and
Stanford University School of Medicine. At our multidisciplinary
cardiovascular clinic, we specialize in adults who were born with
congenital heart defects.
Care and Treatment of Adult Congenital Heart Disease
The Adult Congenital Heart Program at Stanford treats the full
spectrum of pediatric and adult congenital heart diseases. To learn
more about pediatric congenital heart diseases, visit Lucile Packard
A congenital heart defect condition which causes blood flow from the
left side of the heart to the right side of the heart and progresses
over time as a result of the effects of high blood pressure in the lungs.
A congenital heart defect that occurs due to abnormal development of
the fetal heart during the first 8 weeks of pregnancy. Because of the
improper development of the fetal heart, the left or right ventricle
may be underdeveloped.
Once thought to be "cured" with early intervention in childhood, doctors now know that adults with congenital heart disease need ongoing medical management.
PREPARE FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT
Before your visit, please mail or fax all records related to
your congenital heart disease care. Include clinical notes, imaging
reports and discs, surgical and catheterization reports, and
hospital discharge summaries. Our team will review these records and
order appropriate tests.
You will be emailed a patient
questionnaire form; please fill this out and bring it to your
Please bring the results of any requested
Arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled
Most appointments at clinic have tests scheduled
prior to your medical appointment; make sure you know what time your
tests are scheduled.
Plan to be at the clinic for
approximately two hours.
Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics)
provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well
as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office
staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.
Patients benefit from receiving quality coordinated care offered by
our multidisciplinary team. Through evidence-based practice and
research, our team works together to promote the best healing
environment at Stanford Health Care.
HOW TO REFER
To refer a patient, call us at 650-724-9220. Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.
Track your patients' progress and communicate with Stanford providers