Precision diagnosis of individuals suspected to have genetically-determined cardiovascular disease, including rare and undiagnosed conditions. Evaluation and management of cardiovascular disorders in patients with identified genetic disorders or genetic results suspected to affect the cardiovascular system.

Cardiovascular conditions associated with aortic dilation, aortic aneurysm, and aortic dissection that may be genetic. (Aortic Disorders Clinic)

Structural heart disease and syndromic disorders, including:

  • Chromosomal disorders
  • DiGeorge Syndrome/ 22q11 deletion syndrome
  • Fragile X
  • Holt Oram Syndrome
  • Noonan Syndrome and related disorders (rasopathies)
  • Potocki-Lupski Syndrome (17p11.2 duplication)
  • Tuberous Sclerosis (for other specialty clinics caring for patients with tuberous sclerosis click here)
  • Williams syndrome
  • Genetic rhythm disorders, including Long QT, Brugada syndrome, Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD), and Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT) are evaluated by our Electrophysiology team
  • Disorders of the myocardium, including hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, restrictive cardiomyopathy, dilated cardiomyopathy, left ventricular non-compaction and metabolic cardiomyopathy are evaluated and treated by our Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure service
  • Patients with muscular dystrophy are evaluated and treated in the Texas Children's multidisciplinary Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic
  • Patients with genetic disorders of lipid metabolism are evaluated and treated by our Prevention team
  • Patients suspected to have Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) are evaluated and treated in our Syncope Clinic, operated by the Electrophysiology team