Patient Support and Education

The University of Maryland Comprehensive Heart Center hosts a quarterly support group for adults with congenital heart disease.  Regular guests will include Dr. Stacy Fisher and Dr. Sunjay Kaushal. Dr. Stacy Fisher, Assistant Professor of Medicine, practices cardiology and specializes in adult congenital heart disease. Dr. Fisher is Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Program at the University of Maryland Medical Center, along with Dr. Sunjay Kaushal, Associate Professor of Surgery. Dr. Kaushal specializes in pediatric and adult congenital heart surgery. 

When:

Thursday, October 16, 2014

6:30-8:30pm

Special guest speakers: Dr. Sudhir Vashist, heart rhythm specialist, and Julie Frank, genetic counselor

Where:

110 S. Paca Street (at the corner of South Paca and West Pratt Streets)
Lower-Level, Room 7A/7B
Baltimore, MD 21201

The support group will provide opportunities for adults and their families to ask questions and meet other patients with congenital heart disease.

Please RSVP to Tracy Cromwell at tcromwell@smail.umaryland.edu or (410) 328-5338.

Parking:

 
The Parking Office will provide "chaser tickets" to ensure guests receive the $6.00 minimum fee for parking on the Surface Parking Lot ONLY located on 110 S. Paca St. Please be prepared with $6.00 in cash to pay for your parking at the start of the meeting. A ticket will be given to you before the meeting ends. If you do not obtain a "chaser ticket", you will not be able to exit the garage for the reduced rate of $6.00 

Directions to 110 S. Paca St., Baltimore, MD

From the North or South:
Follow I-95 to the I-395 exit (exit 53 off of I-95) to Martin Luther King Blvd. Take a right on Pratt Street. Go three blocks on Pratt Street and turn left onto Paca Street. Enter the surface parking lot, on your left; slightly beyond the building (do not go underground).

From the West:
Take I-70 east to I-695 South (Glen Burnie). Follow I-695 to I-95 North. Follow I-95 to the I-395 exit (exit 53 off of I-95) to Martin Luther King Blvd. Take a right on Pratt Street. Go three blocks on Pratt Street and turn left onto Paca Street. Enter the surface parking lot, on your left; slightly beyond the building (do not go underground).

From I-83:
Follow I-83 South (Jones Falls Expressway) to the end. Go two traffic lights and turn right onto Lombard Street. Follow Lombard Street for 12 traffic lights and turn right onto Paca Street. Enter the surface parking lot, on your left; slightly beyond the building (do not go underground).

From Washington D.C. or BWI Airport:
Follow I-295 North to Baltimore. Take the I-95 North exit before Russell Street, and follow that to the I-395 exit to Martin Luther King Blvd. Take a right on Paca Street. Go three blocks on Pratt Street and turn left onto Paca Street. Enter the surface parking lot, on your left; slightly beyond the building (do not go underground).

From Eastern Shore/Bay Bridge: 
Take US-50 West to US-301 to I-97 North. Take the I-695 exit towards Baltimore. Take the I-295 exit and follow the directions from Washington D.C. or BWI Airport, which should place you on Paca Street. Enter the surface parking lot, on your left; slightly beyond the building (do not go underground).


Heart and Lung Transplant Education Series

Patients interested in learning more about heart and lung transplant can attend the monthly educational series. Hear from experts and other patients at various stages of the transplant process. View the online schedule. 

This page was last updated: October 3, 2014

         
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