Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Center

Kristen Deichler Adolescents, young adults, and maternal patients with congenital heart disease can find long-term care at the Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Center.

Our doctors and staff have a broad spectrum of knowledge around issues faced by people born with heart disease.

Congenital Heart Disease Services

Services at the ACHD Center at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC include:

Our Goals at the ACHD Center

The goals of Children's ACHD Center are to:

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center Referral Requirements

The ACHD Center at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC requires referrals from primary care doctors or other Children’s Hospital specialists.

People enrolled in managed care insurance plans also may need approval from their insurance provider and doctor.

We must receive all required forms before your visit.

Contact the ACHD Center for correct provider numbers or more information.

Doctors

Locations

Clinical Studies

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    412-692-5609
  • UPMC Presbyterian

    200 Lothrop St.
    Floor 5
    Wing 5B
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    412-864-2614
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinical Care Evaluation

    Utilization and Perception of Care by Physician Extenders in the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program

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    Coping with Heart Disease – A Study of Adolescents and Adults

    Coping Mechanisms, Gender Difference, and Cardiovascular Risk in Adolescents and Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

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    Fontan Procedure Physiology

    Do Serum Biochemical and Hematopoietic, or Stool Biomarkers Predict Low Cardiac Index in Patients with Fontan Physiology?

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    Sexual Dysfunction and Congenital Heart Disease – Pilot Study

    Female Sexual Dysfunction Among Adults with Complex Congenital Heart Disease

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