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…
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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…
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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…
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The care of the child with congenital heart disease is a privilege and honor. I work together with our Anesthesia, Intensive Care, Cardiology and Nursing colleagues to provide world class care to our patients. Our patient’s become part of our growing family and as a surgeon, I value the relentless…
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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 Program practice. Adults…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Advanced Practice Providers

As a dual certified, doctoral-prepared acute care pediatric and family nurse practitioner, I strive to provide compassionate, high quality care to patients and families with congenital heart disease across the age spectrum. I am particularly honored to be a member of the team of providers caring…
Phone: 832-826-2030 (CHS) | 832--824-2243 (ACH)

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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…
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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…
Phone: 832-826-1827

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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…
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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 
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