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The BACH service provides constant 24-hour availability including access to consultation and care. In urgent or emergent situations, we rapidlly arrange hospital transfers or urgent office visits as needed. We have outpatient clinic every day to provide comprehensive follow up and consultative care. Prompt communication with our referral providers is a top priority.
We provide world-class, comprehensive care by coordinating and collaborating in many different areas: Our services range from outpatient to inpatient to intensive care, and include:
Alexander Opotowsky - Cardiologist, Boston Adult Congenital Heart Program
Clinicians in our outpatient service see BACH patients every day and are quick to arrange urgent visits if needed. Our providers have clinics at Boston Children's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital at Waltham, Boston Children's Hospital at Peabody, Boston Children's Hospital at Weymouth and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
We provide comprehensive diagnostic testing, offer complete therapeutic interventions, and coordinate patient care with specialty services within Boston Children's or at one of our affiliated hospitals: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and the Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health.
Disty Pearson, PA-C - Physician Asst., Boston Adult Congenital Heart Program
Outpatient Services Include:
Our inpatient service treats, consults, and admits patients to two separate hospitals:
We have the unique ability to choose between two top ranked hospitals for inpatient care. The decision regarding which hospital to admit for inpatient care is personalized based on the patient's individual need for sub-specialty care and expertise.
The inpatient team is available 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week and works in conjunction with specialists at each hospital to ensure complete and comprehensive care.
Areas of expertise include:
Our team collaborates with specialists such as electrophysiologists, cardiac surgeons, obstetricians, gynecologists, intensivists, pulmonologists, oncologists, gastroenterologists, hematologists, nephrologists and dentists.
In addition to our medical services, the BACH team provides teaching and education on the complexities of adult congenital heart disease, management to medical students, interns, residents and fellows.
Patients who have had chronic childhood illness can benefit from transitioning into an adult program designed specifically to meet their needs. Our program for adults with congenital heart disease differs from the standard pediatric model in the following ways:
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”