Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Clinic

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.

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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Clinic

Meet our hypertrophic cardiomyopathy care team


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.

Meet our hypertrophic cardiomyopathy team

Treatment options for HCM

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

  • Medications
  • Surgical procedures
  • Arrhythmia management
  • Heart failure treatments

Learn more about HCM treatment options