Adult Congenital Heart Team

The team at the Emory Adult Congenital Heart Center is dedicated to caring for adults with congenital heart disease. Our doctors have a clinical interest in improving lifelong care and preventing complications. Many of our team members have helped refine surgical techniques for many kinds of surgery. Our nurses and other professionals are experienced in working with adults with CHDs. We’ll make sure you and your family understand what to expect and what you might need now and in the future.

Adult Congenital Cardiologists

Wendy Book, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Emory Adult Congenital Heart Center

Maan Jokhadar, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Fred H. (Rusty) Rodriguez III, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Emory University
Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Anurag Sahu, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Adult Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Vasilis Babaliaros, MD
Structural Heart Interventionist

Dennis Kim, MD
Structural Heart Interventionist

Michael Lloyd, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Subhadra Shashidharan, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Other Adult Congenital Heart Providers

Christine Peverini, MSN, ARNP-C
Nurse Practitioner

Maria Alexandra (Sandra) Pernetz, RDCS, RVT, FASE
Cardiac Sonographer
Technical Director, Echo Lab at Emory University Hospital

Make an Appointment

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

How Can We Help You Today?

Need help? We will be delighted to assist you today, so please call us at 404-778-7777. We look forward to hearing from you.