The mission and goals of the Columbus Ohio Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program (COACH) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are to provide comprehensive care for the adolescent and adult with congenital heart disease, regardless of age or severity of illness. Our priority is to provide quality care and outcomes through a multi-specialty approach of expert clinical evaluation and treatment, research and education for every patient every day.
We're one of the largest programs in the country. And our congenital heart team provides the very best care - start to finish. Cardiac Catheterization and Interventional Procedures. Comprehensive Cardiothoracic Surgical Repair. Cardiopulmonary Failure and Transplant Program. And more.
Our expertise includes:
- Adults with congenital heart disease (CHD)
- Transcatheter valve therapy
- Stent therapy for COA, PA stenosis
- ASD, PFO closure
- Heart failure, heart and heart-lung transplants
- Complex arrhythmia management
- Advanced pulmonary hypertension therapy
- Cardiovascular connective tissue disorders
- Pregnancy and heart disease
- Transition of adolescents with CHD into ACHD care
- Training of future ACHD providers
Below is specific outcome-related data at a glance. Also available in PDF format.
Featured Heart Center Quality Initiatives
This book features a snapshot of quality initiatives and program outcomes from The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital.
- Read 2012 snapshot
- Read 2009 outcomes