Compassionate Cardiology Treatment Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center


The Johns Hopkins Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center ensures continuity of care for congenital heart disease patients as they enter adulthood and throughout the rest of their lives.

Specialized Care

Our specialized clinics provide care throughout various stages of adulthood. You may require care from an adult congenital heart disease specialist if you have congenital heart disease and:

  • Become pregnant 
  • Had surgical heart repairs during childhood that have deteriorated over time

  • Develop acquired heart disease, such as coronary artery disease, as you age
  • Develop pulmonary hypertension

Living with Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD)

During this live webinar, Johns Hopkins specialty trained cardiologists Drs. Ari Cedars and Stacy Fisher discussed the specialized, lifelong care required for ACHD. Learn about available treatment and management options, as well as the continuing tradition of groundbreaking care for congenital heart disease at Johns Hopkins.

Why Choose Johns Hopkins for Adult Congenital Heart Disease Care

Our center is one of the few in the region that specializes in adult congenital heart disease. Learn what makes our center unique.

Multidisciplinary Team

Our multidisciplinary team of congenital cardiologists, cardio-obstetric specialists, cardiovascular surgeons and therapists provide comprehensive care, often all scheduled the same day for your convenience.

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Advanced Treatment

Johns Hopkins experts are actively engaged in cutting-edge research. You benefit from breakthrough advancements in treatments informed by our research.

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Personalized Care

We work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan, ensuring you get the most out of life by reducing the number of hospital admissions and managing your adult congenital heart disease based on your experiences.

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Learn about Congenital Heart Diseases

If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with a congenital heart disease, learn about the condition and treatments at the Johns Hopkins Cove Point Congenital Heart Resource Center.

Meet Our Experts

Meet our specialists dedicated in treating adult congenital heart diseases.

Our Clinics

Learn more about our multi-specialty clinics that serve adults diagnosed with congenital heart diseases (ACHD).

Cardio-Obstetrics Clinic

Women diagnosed with adult congenital heart disease are supported in the Cardio-Obstetric Clinic. Our team composed of cardiovascular and maternal-fetal medicine specialists will determine the safety of pregnancy and provide comprehensive care should you become pregnant.

ACHD Heart Failure and Heart Transplant Clinic

Heart failure is common in patients diagnosed with adult congenital heart disease and requires specialized care. Our clinic assesses patients diagnosed with congenital heart disease and heart failure for heart transplant eligibility and care.

ACHD and Pulmonary Hypertension

Patients diagnosed with adult congenital heart disease are at an increased risk of developing pulmonary hypertension. Our center partners with pulmonologists and transplant surgeons for later stage pulmonary hypertension which may require a lung transplant.

Fontan Clinic

The Fontan circulation may lead to complications in multiple organ systems. As a result, Fontan patients require lifelong specialized monitoring and multidisciplinary care. Our center is a home for Fontan patients from childhood through adulthood. It is staffed by a multidisciplinary team to address all organ systems impacted by life with a Fontan circulation.

Locations for Care

Get treated for adult congenital heart disease at our nine convenient locations in the Baltimore and Greater Washington area.