Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Center at OHSU is the only HCM Center of Excellence in Oregon as recognized by the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association (HCMA).

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.

Treatment options for HCM

OHSU experts will help find the right treatment for your hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Your care may include:

  • Standard medications
  • Genetic counselling and family screening
  • Novel medications undergoing clinical trials
  • Septal myectomy
  • Alcohol septal ablation
  • Arrhythmia management with medication or ablation procedures
  • Heart failure treatments with advanced mechanical support and heart transplant

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Dr. Ahmad Masri, of the OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute

Dr. Ahmad Masri is the interim Director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Clinic at the OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute. Dr. Masri specializes in caring for patients with uncommon and complex cardiac conditions, and he is an expert in cardiac imaging.

Meet our hypertrophic cardiomyopathy team

What do we treat?

We treat all forms of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and its mimics, including cardiac amyloidosis, Fabry disease, Danon disease and other infiltrative cardiomyopathies.

For patients

Call 503-494-1775 to request an appointment.

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Center for Health & Healing Building 1
3303 S. Bond Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97239
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Why should people who have hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) get genetic counseling?

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. 

Learn more about resources for healthcare professionals