Patricia (Patty) Woods

Where did you complete most of your training?
The Ohio State University Medical Center/Nationwide Children's Hospital

What is your special area of interest?
Cardiology/Congenital Heart Disease

What is the best thing about working in CHD?
The opportunity to educate and advocate for patients. I enjoy being part of a Team that applies science and art to develop a broader understanding of the unique challenges of the ACHD population.

What is one thing that you think that all patients with CHD should know?Importance of Lifelong care. Unfortunately, many patients are lost to care in transition which is a lost opportunity to learn more about an underserved population.

If you weren’t a doctor, what would you be?
Animal assisted therapist

Do you have any interesting hobbies or talents or pets?
Bird watching, water sports, hiking. My talent is juggling. Two adorable Maltese (Sofie and Lucy)