Home > Heart Disease > Adults With Repaired Congenital Heart Disease Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Oct 20, 2008 by KeithOken, Views: 6041 Adults with congenital heart disease who underwent treatment for their congenital defect as they frequently have heart problems later in life. It is important for anyone who has undergone surgery to repair congenital defects to continue to see a cardiologist into adulthood. Heart arrhythmias are very common as are valve problems later in life. Dr. Keith Oken, a cardiologist from the Mayo Clinic, discusses adults with repaired congenital heart disease.