Who benefits from cardiovascular genetics consultation?


Patients and families who have:

  • Inherited cardiomyopathies

  • Inherited heart rhythm disorders, including Long QT syndrome, Brugada, CPVT, ARVD and sudden cardiac death

  • Inherited vascular conditions such as early onset familial forms of coronary artery disease, inherited syndromic and non-syndromic disease of the aorta, such as Marfan syndrome and other connective tissue diseases

  • Inherited lipid disorders

  • Inherited vascular disease

  • Congenital heart defects

If recommended, genetic testing may be performed with a health care team that has the experience and resources to provide important genetic counseling before and after testing.  This counseling helps individuals make informed decisions about pursuing genetic testing and ensures that individuals and their families are appropriately cared for and understand what the results mean.  Genetic counselors also ensure that the proper testing is performed.

To make an appointment or get more information call 920-433-8559