Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Monday, March 30, 2020 | 2:16 pm:

In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors are allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s outpatient or inpatient facilities, except in certain situations.
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At this time, Wake Forest Baptist Health is following state and national guidelines and is limiting COVID-19 testing in the outpatient setting to only patients ill enough to require admission to the hospital.

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Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program

Brenner Children's Hospital - Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program

Congenital heart disease is the number one birth defect in the United States. It affects about 1 in every 100 births and because of the medical and surgical advances available, babies with congenital heart defects now surviving well into adulthood. 

At Brenner Children's Hospital, we have a team dedicated to your care for congenital heart disease, from infancy to adulthood. Our multi-disciplinary team includes: 

  • Adult and Pediatric Cardiologists
  • Adult and Pediatric Interventional Cardiologists
  • Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgeons
  • Pediatric and Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  • Electrophysiologists
  • Cardiovascular Imaging Specialists
  • Cardiovascular Critical Care Medicine Team

Our team cares for each patient by customizing their treatments and care plan to fit their unique needs. From exams to stress tests and catheter based heart repair to open heart surgery, our collaborative approach and use of the latest technology, allows us to provide the highest quality in care for our all of our patients. 

Adult Congenital Heart Care Team:

Williams Derek A

Derek A. Williams, DO

David Zhao MD

David Zhao, MD

Bharathi Upadhya MD

Bharathi Upadhya, MD

Allison Welch

Allison Welch, PA-C

Otaki Yoshio

Yoshio Otaki, MD, PhD