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Services Offered

HCM Ambulatory Clinic

  • Evaluation of suspected and known HCM patients
  • Coordination of testing, risk assessment and initiation of medical therapy
  • Assist patients and their referring physicians make decisions regarding interventional and surgical options for HCM
  • Screen family members of HCM patients

Echocardiography / Non-invasive Hemodynamics

Magnetic Resonance Imaging and MR Spectroscopy

  • Detailed morphologic and functional imaging via standard, tagged and contrast enhanced MR imaging
  • Evaluation of novel disease markers by MR spectroscopy

Computed Tomography

Electrophysiology/Arrhythmia Risk Assessment:

  • Evaluate risk for sudden cardiac death via clinical and non-invasive testing
  • Determine need for defibrillator implantation
  • Implantation of defibrillators and pacemakers

Heart Failure/Transplantation

Interventional Cardiology

  • Diagnostic coronary angiography
  • Percutaneous alcohol septal ablation for obstructive HCM

Cardiac Surgery

Medical Genetics

  • Genotyping
  • Genetic counseling


  • Screening, evaluation and management of children and young adults with HCM

To make an appointment at the Johns Hopkins Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center of Excellence, please call 443-997-0270.