Our Team

Chief of Congenital Heart Surgery

Congenital heart surgery requires integrated teamwork from cardiologists, cardiac intensivists, cardiac anesthetists, specialized nurses, and cardiac surgeons. At Texas Children's Hospital, our Heart Center will bring these groups together to provide the best care achievable for patients with... Read more

Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-2030

Associate Chief of Congenital Heart Surgery

Research interests include but are not limited to cerebral and myocardial protection during cardiac surgery; early extubation following congenital heart surgery. Minimally invasive procedures in congenital heart surgery. Advances in congenital heart surgery. Improving the outcomes following... Read more

Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-2030

Cardiovascular Surgeons

Dr. Adachi has written extensively regarding surgical, morphological, and physiological aspects of congenitally malformed hearts. His clinical and research interests also include pediatric heart failure and mechanical circulatory support including ventricular assist device and total artificial... Read more

Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-2030
I`m a board certified cardiac surgeon. I specialize in the surgical management of children and adults with congenital heart disease. Focusing on improving the outcomes following congenital heart surgery. Clinical Interests: My main clinical interests include the treatment of neonates and infants... Read more

Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-2030
My goal is for all children born with congenital heart disease to enjoy healthy and active lives, far beyond their childhood years. Although I operate on the full age and diagnostic spectrum, a particular focus of mine is to expand and develop our Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) practice.... Read more

Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-2030
Research interests include but are not limited to cerebral and myocardial protection during cardiac surgery; early extubation following congenital heart surgery. Minimally invasive procedures in congenital heart surgery. Advances in congenital heart surgery. Improving the outcomes following... Read more

Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-2030
Michiaki Imamura, MD is board certified in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiovascular Surgery.  He specializes in the surgical management of children and adults with congenital heart disease. His clinical interests encompass the full range of congenital heart surgical issues, including... Read more

Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-2030
Professional Interests: Congenital Heart Surgery Heart and lung transplants Fontans procedure Norwood operation Patent ductus arteriosus ligation Rastelli procedure Repair of Ebstein's anomaly Repair of anomalous coronary artery Ross procedure Tetralogy of Fallot repair Aortic arch advancement... Read more

Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-2030

Advanced Practice Providers



Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-2030
As a certified PA, I strive to provide compassionate, evidence-based care for patients and their families. I believe patient-centered treatment plans, education, and care coordination are essential to achieve the best outcomes. Clinical Interests: I am interested in congenital heart disease as a... Read more

Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-2030 (Clinic) | 832-826-1259 (Direct Line)


Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-5729
I have a special interest in patients born with congenital heart disease. I work closely with Dr. McKenzie to ensure his patients receive the highest quality care, and maintain close contact with patients and families during the hospitalization to help provide continuity of care. I am one of nine... Read more

Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-1827
I am a nurse practitioner board certified in pediatric acute care. My philosophy of care includes providing comprehensive and up-to-date health care in a healing environment that emphasizes compassion, integrity and excellence.   My clinical interests are within the field of congenital heart... Read more

Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-2030
I am committed to providing high quality, evidence-based, family-centered care to our pediatric and adult congenital heart disease patients. Clinical Interests: Pediatric and adult congenital heart disease Quality improvement projects throughout the heart center 

Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-2030


Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-2030


Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-5743
Jessica A. Zink is a physician assistant in the Department of Congenital Heart Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. Her responsibilities include rounding and working with the multidisciplinary teams on the management of the surgical inpatients, assisting in the operating room, and seeing patients... Read more

Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-5803

Practice Administrator



Address: 6651 Main Street Legacy Tower, 21st Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-826-2030