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Have you or a family member been told you have or may have a genetic or inherited heart condition? If so, we can help.

At the Cardiogenetics Clinic, we have a unique unified approach, combining experts in genetics, cardiology, and research to help whole families, children through adults, with confirmed or suspected inherited heart conditions.

Hours and Location

The Cardiogenetics Clinic is open to patients on Thursdays, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue,  6th Floor
New York, NY 10032

CUIMC/Vivian & Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center
173 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

ColumbiaDoctors - 1086 North Broadway
1086 North Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701

Pre-Visit Checklist

Once you have an appointment, you'll need to make sure we have medical information about you, and any family members who also have a genetic diagnosis.

1) Release of Medical Information Form

We will need to review your medical information.  In order for your doctor to share your information with us, he or she will need a signed consent. Please obtain your doctor’s Release of Medical Information form, fill it out, and email or fax it to your doctor. Make sure your medical information includes:

  • ECGs
  • Holter, LINQ, Zio patch, or other extended monitoring reports
  • If pacemaker or defibrillator, prior interrogation reports
  • Echocardiogram reports
  • Stress testing reports
  • Invasive testing reports (electrophysiology studies and catheterizations)
  • Any prior genetic testing results from patients or family members
  • Any prior family autopsy results, if sudden death occurred

2) Family History

We will also need medical information about your family. Please collect and bring any of the above medical tests/records from parents, children, or siblings who have a genetic diagnosis. Your family members doctors will require a Release of Medical Information form to gather this information.

3) Consent to Participate in Our Research Study (Optional)

We will ask your permission to use your medical information for our study. We are investigating the genetic causes of heart conditions, in order to better understand, prevent, and treat these conditions. If you agree to participate, you'll need to download and sign the forms listed below and bring them with you to your appointment. You'll have an opportunity to have all your questions answered before you submit the signed forms.

Learn More About Our Research Study.

You are not required to participate in research in order to receive medical care.