Pediatric Cardiogenetics Program
Our clinicians combine the strengths of cardiology and medical genetics to care for patients and families with congenital heart disease. We diagnose and treat structural congenital heart disease, cardiomyopathies, vascular disease (including but not limited to William, Marfan, DiGeorge, Down, Noonan, and Turner syndromes), and other inherited heart conditions.
Additionally, we see patients with diagnosed or suspected cardiovascular disease, and signs or symptoms suggestive of a syndrome. This can include birth defects that can impact the heart, growth failure not explained by cardiovascular disease, developmental delay, or dystrophy (weakening, degeneration, or abnormal development of muscles).
We provide comprehensive care and state-of-the-art genetic testing, including chromosomal microarray and whole exome sequencing. To help understand test results and manage their diagnoses, patients and families receive dedicated counseling for the cardiovascular manifestations, as well as the genetic implications.