The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Clinic at OHSU is the first of its kind in Oregon dedicated to treating this complicated disease, in which the heart muscle becomes abnormally thick. It is the only center in Oregon certified by the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association. For appointments, call 503-494-1775.
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most common genetic cardiac condition, is difficult to diagnose and affects each person differently. OHSU's integrated team from Cardiology, Medical Genetics and Pediatric Cardiology helps people with HCM and their families lead normal lives. Dr. Stephen Heitner is director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Clinic at the OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute. Dr. Heitner specializes in caring for patients with uncommon and complex cardiac conditions, and he is an expert in cardiac imaging.
Treatment options for HCM
OHSU experts will help find the right treatment for your hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Your care may include:
- Surgical procedures
- Arrhythmia management
- Heart failure treatments
Many appointments are canceled. See MyChart or call your clinic for information.
Ask the heart and vascular experts
What is hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?
Dr. Stephen Heitner, cardiologist at the OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute, talks about symptoms, treatments and OHSU’s Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program, the only one in Oregon.
For healthcare professionals
OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute partners with providers around the region to care for patients with heart and vascular conditions. We provide continuing education, clinical trials, and resources for the practitioners we work with.
- Refer your patient to OHSU.
- Call 503-494-4567 to seek provider-to-provider advice.