The Cardiovascular Genetics Program is part of the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s. Our program specializes in diagnosing and managing patients with heritable cardiovascular disease and genetic conditions with cardiac features, such as Marfan, Loeys Dietz, Noonan, Turner and Williams syndromes. We also evaluate for and manage arterial disorders such as vascular Ehlers Danlos syndrome, bicuspid aortic valve with aortopathy and familial aortic aneurysm.
Every Friday, the Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic provides a thorough clinical assessment for patients with cardiovascular disease. Your child may be screened using echocardiography and electrophysiology. Our specialists may also ask for personal and family histories to help clearly diagnose your child’s condition. We then provide counseling for your entire family to discuss a possible underlying genetic basis for your child’s cardiovascular disease.
Our multidisciplinary team includes cardiologists and cardiovascular genetic experts. The Heart Institute Diagnostic Laboratory may conduct genetic testing to help us further understand your child’s condition. Our highly specialized program allows us to screen, diagnose and manage patients and relatives who might be at risk for genetic cardiovascular disorders, and make recommendations to help minimize and prevent future cardiovascular health problems.
Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic Team
- Jeanne James, MD, pediatric cardiologist
- Peace Madueme, MD, pediatric cardiologist
- Erin Miller, MS, genetic counselor
- Ashley Parrott, MS, genetic counselor
- Laura Riley, APRN, nurse practitioner
- Amy Shikany, MS, genetic counselor
- Nicole Weaver, MD, geneticist
Adolescent and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Team
For more information about the Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic, call 513-636-4432. To speak with our genetic counselor or to schedule an appointment, call 513-803-3317 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.