The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center at Rochester Regional Health provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment services for patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or HCM, a heart disease that affects the heart muscles.
In partnership with Westchester Medical Center, and the Cleveland Clinic, we offer the region's most experienced team in caring for HCM patients and their families, offering innovative treatments that are not available at other institutions locally. Additionally, we partner with Oishei Children's Hospital at Buffalo General Health System for our pediatric patients.
If you or your physician suspects you may have HCM, the first step is setting up a comprehensive physical exam at our HCM Center in Rochester, NY. After the physical exam, our team may request some of the following tests to confirm your HCM diagnosis:
The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association is a great resource that focuses on improving the lives of people diagnosed with HCM.
At Rochester Regional Health, we offer the full range of treatment options for HCM, including:
Most HCM patients can successfully control their symptoms solely with medications.
Our team helps to manage the prescription and usage of these drugs, tailoring the treatment plan to each patient’s unique goals and health.
When further treatment beyond medical management is needed, we offer:
Rochester Regional Health is the leading provider of comprehensive cardiac care for patients across Greater Rochester, Western New York, and the Finger Lakes region.
Since 2015, our 40+ Cardiologists and Cardiothoracic Surgeons have been improving the quality and quantity of life for our patients and their families. Our HCM Center gives patients access to state-of-the-art diagnostic services, innovative research, advanced technologies, and, most importantly, personalized, comprehensive patient-focused care.
The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association (HCMA) named Rochester Regional Health a Center of Excellence for its Cardiomyopathy program. Centers of Excellence are required to provide a multidisciplinary approach to treating HCM including but not limited to, adult and pediatric cardiology services, genetic counseling, diet and nutrition education, psychological services, and support for families. Rochester Regional Health’s Rochester General Hospital is the only HCMA Center of Excellence in Western and Central New York.
We've brought together cardiac surgery, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, advanced heart failure, cardiac imaging, and OB/GYN experts from across the system to build a team focused on caring for patients with HCM. Our team is not only known for their expertise in treating HCM and other cardiac conditions, but in providing patients with comprehensive, individualized, exceptional care.