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Genetic (Hereditary) Heart Disease Testing

The Cardiovascular Genetics Center at UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute specializes in testing and caring for people with inherited diseases of the heart and blood vessels.

A regional and national leader in cardiovascular genetics, we offer comprehensive tests for heart disease, access to cutting-edge diagnostics, and advanced treatments for all forms of inheritable heart and vascular diseases.

Genetic Heart Diseases We Treat

Our doctors at the UPMC Cardiovascular Genetics Center treat the following genetic heart diseases:

Our care extends beyond our patients who have been diagnosed with genetic cardiovascular disease. We also care for family members who are at risk for developing these conditions because they are present in relatives.

Our Services at the UPMC Cardiovascular Genetics Center

We're dedicated to helping patients — and their at-risk relatives — live longer, healthier lives by providing diagnostic tests for heart disease, personalized treatment services, and assistance with every aspect of care.

Testing and diagnosis


Risk assessment and reduction

  • Genetic counseling
  • Risk stratification for sudden cardiac death
  • Cardiovascular disease risk identification for relatives and recommendations that may prevent or minimize future health problems

Make an Appointment for Cardiovascular Genetics Testing

To request an appointment at the Cardiovascular Genetics Center, contact the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute:

Learn More About Cardiovascular Genetic Tests and Conditions

UPMC Patient Education Materials:

Questions About Genetic Testing?

Contact the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute. We'll be happy to answer your questions or schedule an appointment.

Doctors at the Cardiovascular Genetics Center