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What is the Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic?
The UW Medicine Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic is a new clinic dedicated to the evaluation and management of patients with suspected inherited or familial cardiovascular disorders. Using a multi-disciplinary team of cardiologists, medical geneticists, genetic counselors, and the resources of the UW Center for Precision Diagnostics, this clinic aims to streamline genetic evaluation and testing, and provide recommendations that meaningfully impact patient care.
What conditions are seen in the Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic?
Patients can be referred to the UW Medicine Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic whenever a familial or inherited cardiovascular disorder is suspected, or for assistance with family screening of patients with known genetic disorders. Cardiovascular disorders caused by genetic mutations include:
- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
- Familial dilated cardiomyopathy
- Left ventricular non-compaction
- Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy
- Brugada syndrome
- Long QT syndrome
- Catecholaminergic polymorphic VT
- Marfan syndrome
- Loeys-Dietz syndrome
- Familial thoracic aortic aneurysms
- Familial amyloidosis
- Familial coronary artery disease
Read our Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic Facts Sheets:
Cardiovascular Genetics Providers
Patient Referrals to the Cardiovascular Genetic Clinic
Please contact the Program Coordinators at 206.598.0190, Fax: 206.598.7451.
If you have any other questions or need further information, you may also contact the Regional Heart Center Physician Liaison at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206.598.3473.