Specialties

Adult Congenital Heart Disease (Board certified since 2015)

Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology (Board certified since 2012)

Cardiology (Board certified since 1998)

Internal Medicine (Board certified since 1995)

At a Glance

  • 1995 Started practicing
  • 22 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 3 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Book

Dr. Wendy Book is the Director of the Emory Adult Congenital Heart Center. She has 21 years experience in adult congenital heart disease, including clinical and research experience.  She has a background in heart failure, transplantation and pulmonary hypertension, which complements skills of other Emory Adult Congenital Heart Center physicians. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular disease Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology.

My Clinical Interests

  • cardiac transplant
  • congenital heart program
  • heart failure/heart transplant
  • pulmonary hypertension

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

SUNY-Syracuse, Syracuse, NY

INTERNSHIP

Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN

RESIDENCY

Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN

FELLOWSHIP

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Professional Memberships

Adult Congenital Heart Association

American College of Cardiology - Women in Cardiology Section

International Society for Adult Congenital Cardiac Disease

Heart Failure Society

American College of Cardiology

American Society of Transplantation

International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation

Honors & Awards

Nanette K. Wenger Distinguished Service Award for outstanding service contributions to Emory University School of Medicine for development of the Emory Adult Congenital Heart Center
Emory University

Woodruff Leadership Academy
Woodruff Health Sciences Center

2011 J. Willis Hurst Teaching Award
Emory University School of Medicine

2011 National Organization for Rare Disorders Abbey S. Meyers Award for Leadership in Education & Advocacy

2011 Excellence in Teaching Award
Emory University School of Medicine

Major Publications

Kogon B, Grudziak J, Sahu A, Jokhadar M, McConnell M, Book W, Oster M. Surgery in Adults with congenital heart disease: risk factors for morbidity and mortality. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95:1377-82.

Elder RW, McCabe NM, Hebson C, Veledar E, Romero R, Ford RM, Mahle WT, Kogon BE, Sahu A, Jokhadar M, McConnell ME, Book WM. Features of portal hypertension are associated with major adverse events in Fontan patients: The VAST study. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Jul 9. S0167-5273(13)01062-. PMID: 23849105.

Kogon BE, Daniel W, Fay K, Book W Is the liberal use of preoperative 3-dimensional imaging and presternotomy femoral cutdown beneficial in reoperative adult congenital heart surgery? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Sep 23.

Hebson C, McCabe NM, Elder RW, Mahle WT, McConnell ME, Kogon BE, Veledar E, Jokhadar M, Vincent R, Sahu A, Book WM. Hemodynamic Phenotype of the Failing Fontan in an Adult Population Am J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 25. doi:pii: S0002-9149(13)01705

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Heart & Vascular Center

Emory Clinic at 1365 Clifton Rd
1365 Clifton Rd NE
Bldg A
Atlanta, GA 30322
  • 404-778-5299
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3 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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3

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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4

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

SUNY-Syracuse, Syracuse, NY

INTERNSHIP

Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN

RESIDENCY

Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN

FELLOWSHIP

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Professional Memberships

Adult Congenital Heart Association

American College of Cardiology - Women in Cardiology Section

International Society for Adult Congenital Cardiac Disease

Heart Failure Society

American College of Cardiology

American Society of Transplantation

International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation

Honors & Awards

Nanette K. Wenger Distinguished Service Award for outstanding service contributions to Emory University School of Medicine for development of the Emory Adult Congenital Heart Center
Emory University

Woodruff Leadership Academy
Woodruff Health Sciences Center

2011 J. Willis Hurst Teaching Award
Emory University School of Medicine

2011 National Organization for Rare Disorders Abbey S. Meyers Award for Leadership in Education & Advocacy

2011 Excellence in Teaching Award
Emory University School of Medicine

Major Publications

Kogon B, Grudziak J, Sahu A, Jokhadar M, McConnell M, Book W, Oster M. Surgery in Adults with congenital heart disease: risk factors for morbidity and mortality. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95:1377-82.

Elder RW, McCabe NM, Hebson C, Veledar E, Romero R, Ford RM, Mahle WT, Kogon BE, Sahu A, Jokhadar M, McConnell ME, Book WM. Features of portal hypertension are associated with major adverse events in Fontan patients: The VAST study. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Jul 9. S0167-5273(13)01062-. PMID: 23849105.

Kogon BE, Daniel W, Fay K, Book W Is the liberal use of preoperative 3-dimensional imaging and presternotomy femoral cutdown beneficial in reoperative adult congenital heart surgery? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Sep 23.

Hebson C, McCabe NM, Elder RW, Mahle WT, McConnell ME, Kogon BE, Veledar E, Jokhadar M, Vincent R, Sahu A, Book WM. Hemodynamic Phenotype of the Failing Fontan in an Adult Population Am J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 25. doi:pii: S0002-9149(13)01705