Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease

Leaders in Genetic Heart Disease Treatment
For people with inherited heart disease, it’s essential to find personalized, family-centered care from experienced specialists in heart disease and genetics. Our team ensures thorough evaluations, customized recommendations, and support for everyone in your family.

What We Offer You for Hereditary Heart Disease

We were the first center in the world to bring specialized heart genetics experts together in one place for all the care you need.


Evaluation and Genetic Counseling

Risk Management and Treatment

Early Interventions for All Family Members

Transition from Pediatric Care to Adult Care

Stanford Health Care Now

Innovation Through Clinical Research

Our providers collaborate to deliver coordinated, comprehensive care for you and your family.

Your Doctors


Our cardiologists are recognized leaders in genetic heart disease who have written many national care guidelines and published numerous papers. At our clinic, a cardiologist carefully reviews your medical history and previous imaging. They may order additional tests, such as specialized cardiopulmonary exercise testing, and will discuss your care team's findings and recommendations with you.

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Cardiac Electrophysiologist

These cardiologists further specialize in diagnosing and treating abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias). Our center has electrophysiologists who specializes in inherited diseases.

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Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Cardiothoracic surgeons with expertise in treating genetic heart conditions work closely with other heart specialists to help you choose the best path of care. They also partner with electrophysiologists and interventional cardiologists to perform newer, minimally invasive techniques.

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Advanced Practice Provider

Advanced practice providers (APPs) are health professionals, such as physician assistants and nurse practitioners, who practice medicine under a doctor's supervision. They can perform routine exams, order lab work and X-rays, prescribe medicines, and counsel people about their health.

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Extended Care Team

Cardiovascular Nurses

Our clinic has the world’s first group of dedicated advanced practice nurses specially trained in cardiovascular genetics. Their focus on genetic heart diseases helps them recognize your unique needs so they can deliver highly personalized care.

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Genetic Counselors

Genetic counselors collect detailed health information for you and your family members. They discuss with you the benefits and risks of genetic testing. If you decide to get tested, they interpret the results and discuss what they could mean for you and your family.  

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Patient Care Coordinators

People with genetic heart diseases often have treatment plans that require extensive logistics. Our patient care coordinators assist with the details, including helping collect your medical records and previous test results.

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Research Coordinators

If you qualify for a clinical trial for genetic heart disease care, our research coordinators guide you through the process. They educate you about what to expect during the study, answer your questions, and schedule your appointments.

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We make it easy to access world-class genetic heart disease care through:

Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease at Stanford
300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford 94305
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