Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Treatment

Comprehensive and Lifelong Treatment

Today, about 1 percent of the population is born with a congenital heart defect. Our joint program of Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute and the Heart Institute at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital allows us to provide comprehensive care for the growing population of adults with ACHD. Our team works closely with other cardiologists in the community to ensure you receive high-quality care. To learn more about our program or receive a referral, call 954-265-2243 or 877-265-2243.There are approximately 1 million adults with adult congenital heart disease.

ACHD Treatment Pioneers

Our doctors have helped pioneer many advances in congenital cardiology and surgical procedures, including:

  • Catheter treatment of an atrial septal defect (ASD)
  • Ross procedure
  • Treatment of coarctation (narrowing) of the aorta and ventricular septal defect (VSD)
  • Valve reconstruction
  • Valve replacement
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Clinical Trials

Clinical trials can help determine new tests and therapies that could improve adult congenital heart disease treatment. See our clinical trials.

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Team Leaders

Multidisciplinary Team Members

  • Cardiologists
  • Surgeons
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Imaging specialists
  • Support personnel