Your Adult CHD Team

The team at the Adult Congenital Heart Center is dedicated to caring for adults living with CHD. 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

Mathew Carazo, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

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

Clayton (Tony) Smith, Jr.
Assistrant Professor of Medicine


Adult Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Vasilis Babaliaros, MD
Structural Heart Interventionist

Dennis Kim, MD
Structural Heart Interventionist

Michael Lloyd, MD
Electrophysiologist
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


Request an Appointment 

To request an appointment, please call 404-778-5299 or submit the form below. 

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.