Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Our experienced team provides comprehensive, life-long care for people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. We can provide a range of treatment options to help manage your symptoms. We work together to create a care plan that helps you maintain a healthy, active life.

Conditions We Treat

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    Fabry disease
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    Danon disease
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    Amyloidosis
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    Familial cardiomyopathy
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    Myocarditis
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    Sarcoidosis
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    Ventricular non-compaction

Meet Your Care Team

Douglas M. Brinkley
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Douglas M. BrinkleyJr, MD

    Cardiovascular Medicine, Congestive Heart Failure, Heart Transplantation, Mechanical Circulatory Support
Andre L. Churchwell
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4.9

Andre L. ChurchwellMD

    Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Imaging, Cardiovascular Medicine, Congestive Heart Failure, General Cardiology, Heart Valve Diseases, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy & Inherited Disease
Rebecca R. Hung
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Rebecca R. HungMD, PhD

    Cardiovascular Medicine, Congestive Heart Failure, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy & Inherited Disease
Lynne W. Stevenson

Lynne W. StevensonMD

    Cardiovascular Medicine, Congestive Heart Failure, Heart Transplantation, Heart and Vascular, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy & Inherited Disease, Inherited Cardiovascular Disease-Genetics, Mechanical Circulatory Support
Quinn S. Wells

Quinn S. WellsMD, Pharm.D., MSCI

    Cardiovascular Medicine, General Cardiology, Genetics, Heart and Vascular, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy & Inherited Disease, Inherited Cardiovascular Disease-Genetics

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Why Choose Vanderbilt

  • Recognized care

    Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute is among the best heart programs in the nation and the top-ranked program in Tennessee, according to U.S. News & World Report. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is ranked the No. 1 adult hospital in Tennessee.

  • Skilled clinicians

    Our cardiologists are trained and board-certified in adult cardiology. Our specialists have additional board certifications in advanced heart disease, advanced imaging, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, arrhythmias, congenital heart disease, structural catheter-based intervention and cardiac surgery.

  • Seamless care, pediatrics to adult

    Our team works closely with your doctors at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt to help you transition from pediatric care to adult care. We work with your doctors to create a care plan that meets your unique health goals and needs.

  • Team approach

    We follow over 300 patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Our heart specialists work closely with your primary care physician, local cardiologist and other specialists. Our specialist nurse navigator ensures that all of your providers are up-to-date to help you achieve and enjoy your best total health.

  • National referral center for complex arrhythmias

    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and other genetic heart muscle diseases are associated with risks for atrial and ventricular arrhythmias. Our electrophysiology specialists perform complex catheter ablation for many arrhythmias that cannot be treated elsewhere. They are experts in the implantation and management of pacing and defibrillation devices.

  • Access to transplant

    If heart or multi-organ transplant is the next step in your care, you’re already at the right place. Vanderbilt has one of the largest heart transplant programs in the U.S.

  • Clinical trials

    As part of an academic medical center, we offer access to some of the most promising new approaches being tested in clinical trials. Find a clinical trial

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

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    Cardiac computer tomography (CT scan) including 3D reconstruction
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    Cardiopulmonary stress test
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    Echocardiogram
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    Genetic testing
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    Genetic counseling
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    Cardiac event monitoring

Location

The hypertrophic cardiomyopathy clinic is located within the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute on the 5th floor of Medical Center East.

Please let us know if you have prior cardiac testing. We will do our best to obtain records prior to your visit. You may receive a medical history questionnaire to complete prior to your visit, which will assist us in getting to know you.

1215 21st Avenue South, 5th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232