Congenital heart disease is survivable, manageable, yet in the routine years between infancy and adulthood, sometimes forgettable. The Adult Congenital Heart Association is a resource, advocate and knowledge base for everyone affected.
The Philadelphia Adult Congenital Heart Center is the only program of its kind in the region. Our team sees more adult congenital heart patients annually than .
Congenital heart conditions are different for adults than in children. That is why Penn Medicine joined forces with The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to create the Philadelphia Adult Congenital Heart Center, specializing in patients with cardiac problems and acquired heart disease.
What We Treat. The Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center brings together clinicians that specialize in adult congenital heart disease. The team includes physicians and nurses from Cardiovascular Medicine, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Diagnostic Radiology, Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, and the Transplantation Center.