Inherited heart diseases are rare conditions that need specialized care. You can find it at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Specialists in our Inherited Heart Disease Program care for patients of all ages. We can help determine and manage your risk of developing a genetic heart disease, as well as provide expert treatment.
We treat all inherited heart diseases, including:
Vanderbilt is consistently ranked among the nation’s best by leading authorities on healthcare quality. People from throughout the Southeast and across the country rely on us for the best and most innovative care possible.
Our team includes cardiologists who are nationally renowned experts in inherited heart disease. Their specialized training and advanced insights make them uniquely skilled to care for you.
We work together to ensure that you receive the comprehensive care you need. Our team members collaborate with each other, as well as with experts in other medical disciplines, to provide you with individual care that addresses your unique needs.
When heart disease runs in your family, we care for all generations of your loved ones. If children are affected, we coordinate their care with pediatric heart experts at Vanderbilt’s Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital.
With one of the only cardiovascular genetic counselors in the region, our team can better determine how a heart condition affects you and your family. Our genetic counselor will evaluate your family tree and identify others at risk. We may recommend genetic testing, as well, which can help decide what treatment is best for you; and screening your family members for their heart-health risks.
If a minimally invasive procedure or surgery is the next step in your treatment, you’re already at the right place. At Vanderbilt, you have access to some of the top heart and vascular specialists in the nation. And because genetic diseases can affect more than just your heart, we can connect you with other relevant specialists.
As part of an academic medical center, we are leaders in caring for the most complex conditions. Our commitment to research means that you receive the most current, advanced treatment available.
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.
We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including: