Emory Adult Congenital Heart Center

The Emory Adult Congenital Heart (EACH) Center is an internationally recognized cardiology service that specializes in the care of adults with congenital heart defects (CHDs). The EACH Center, the only adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) center in the state of Georgia, is one of the largest programs in the country and is rapidly growing.

We follow over 3,000 patients and perform over 100 ACHD surgeries a year.

The Center employs a multidisciplinary approach to provide comprehensive management services for adults with CHDs. Our team includes both adult and pediatric cardiologists, congenital cardiac surgeons, electrophysiologists, interventional cardiologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers and echocardiographers. We also work with collaborative partners from a broad range of specialties throughout EHC who have a particular interest and expertise in managing adults with CHDs.

Patient Advantages:

The Emory Adult Congenital Heart Center helps adults with congenital heart conditions live active, healthy lives. Some of the services we provide include:

  • Medical management of moderate to complex CHDs
  • Congenital cardiac surgery
  • Management of late complications of a diverse group of CHDs
  • Diagnosis and management of pulmonary hypertension associated with CHDs
  • Management of congenital cardiac conditions in pregnancy
  • Heart failure management in patients with CHDs

Why Emory?

The EACH Center is one of a few programs of its kind in the U.S. – and the only one in Georgia – specializing in diagnosis and treatment of adults with moderate and complex congenital heart defects (CHDs). The program features a multidisciplinary management team that diagnoses adult patients with CHDs and provides the best care available.

Emory Adult Congenital Heart Center

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The Physician

Wendy Book, MD

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To make an appointment, call 404-778-7777.