Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Clinic
Our HCM Clinic
The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Clinic at the Center for Cardiovascular Genetics brings together experts in cardiology, genetics, heart failure, arrhythmia, imaging, and surgery to provide coordinated care for patients with HCM.
The BIDMC HCM Clinic offers comprehensive care for patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, including genetic counseling and treatment options such as implantable devices and surgery. Our clinic is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of physicians and staff who work together to facilitate state-of-the-art patient care.
Diagnosing & Treating HCM
Patients at the HCM Clinic undergo a thorough evaluation that may include advanced imaging. Our team works closely with the Center for Cardiovascular Genetics to provide a personalized plan for patients and families with suspected or diagnosed HCM. Specialists from the Advanced Heart Failure Program and Arrhythmia Services also partner with patients to offer some of the most advanced care available.
Hassan Rastegar, MD, BIDMC HCM Surgical Director, is an internationally known cardiac surgeon. Dr. Rastegar has extensive experience with HCM and has performed over 1,000 successful surgeries (septal myectomies) on patients with severe symptoms. The procedure provides outflow obstruction relief to patients with HCM, extending longevity and restoring their quality of life. Dr. Rastegar’s surgical experience with treating HCM is one of the most extensive in the field. Read about one patient’s experience with septal myectomy surgery.
Understanding Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
A. Reshad Garan, MD
Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program; Co-Director, HCM Clinic; Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine
Hassan Rastegar, MD
Director, HCM Surgery; Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Usman Tahir, MD
Director, Cardiovascular Genetics; Co-Director, HCM Clinic; Cardiovascular Disease
Roger J. Laham, MD
Director, Structural Heart Center; Interventional Cardiology
Kamal R. Khabbaz, MD
Chief, Cardiac Surgery; Co-Director, Aortic Center; Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Jason Matos, MD
Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine
Warren J. Manning, MD
Chief, Non-Invasive MRI Cardiac Imaging; Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine
Peter Zimetbaum, MD
Co-Director, Sarcoid Center; Cardiovascular Disease; Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Caitlin Finn, MS
- Reza Nezafat, MD
- Warren Manning, MD
- Robert Gerszten, MD
- Usman Tahir, MD