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Whether you are seeking an evaluation, second opinion or you or your child has recently been diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, our team has the expertise to properly diagnose and care for your child. Our cardiologists, cardiovascular genetic experts, electrophysiologist, echocardiographer, nurses and social workers collaborate in one location, making it easy for your child to receive comprehensive diagnosis and care. Additionally, we offer a genetic counseling clinic and diagnostic lab to provide the full spectrum of genetic testing and evaluation.
Our program, directed by John Lynn Jefferies, MD, saw over 900 pediatric and adult patients in 2014, who traveled from 30 states and five countries, a 1,500 percent growth in patient volume in the last five years. And our team includes cardiomyopathy specialist Jeffrey Towbin, MD, an internationally recognized expert in pediatric cardiomyopathy, whose almost 400 research publications have shaped cardiomyopathy standards of care. Towbin authored a textbook on cardiomyopathy care. (Heart Failure in Children and Young Adults. From Molecular Mechanisms to Medical and Surgical Strategies. Chang AC, Towbin JA, Eds. Saunders Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, PA, 2006.)
Based on our expert diagnosis and commitment to family-centered care, we will work with you and your family to develop the best approach for your or your child. We employ a range of cardiomyopathy treatments, including:
The Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) program is a nationally recognized leader in mechanical circulatory support (MCS).
Learn more about the different types of cardiomyopathy. Download condition sheets (PDF):
- Left Ventricular Non-Compaction Cardiomyopathy (LVNC)- Restrictive Cardiomyopathy (RCM)- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)- Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM)
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