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Heart Failure and Transplantation

Yale-New Haven's Heart Failure and Transplantation Program is dedicated to providing the most comprehensive guideline-based management to patients with heart failure. Our doctors are experts in the field, with skill and knowledge in the most current and promising array of treatment options for people living with advanced heart failure.

Heart Failure and Transplantation

Conditions we treat:

  • Adult congenital heart disease
  • Advanced heart failure
  • Inherited cardiomyopathy

Treatment options:

The Adult Congenital Heart  Program provides seamless, comprehensive care for adults with congenital heart disease. It is the only program of its kind in Connecticut, and one of a few in the region. Learn more: Adult Congenital Heart Program.

Heart Transplantation has been performed at Yale-New Haven Hospital for more than a quarter century. This long experience and superb survival outcomes after transplantation offer hope to patients who would otherwise die of heart failure. The success of our heart transplant program has been maintained by a multidisciplinary team of experts who have earned acclaim for their dedicated care of transplant patients. Learn more: Yale-New Haven's Heart Transplantation Program


Implantable Ventricular Assist Devices provide medical cardiac support to patients as a "bridge" to heart transplant or as a primary treatment for advanced heart failure patients not eligible for transplantation, called destination therapy. Yale-New Haven offers an array of FDC-approve ddevices, including the Thoratec Heart Mate II® and Thoratech Heart Mate XVE®. Learn more:  Implantable Ventriculuar Assist Devices.


The Inherited Cardiomyopathy Clinic
provides comprehensive diagnostics, consultation and advanced treatment for individuals with hypertrophic or dilated cardiomyopathy. Partnering with University College of London's William McKenna, MD, a world-renowned clinician and scholar in inherited cardiomyopathy, patients and their families are cared for by Yale-New Haven cardiologists and geneticists specially trained in inherited heart disease. We offer the latest imaging techniques and treatment strategies including clinical evaluation, genetic testing and family analysis. Team members take the entire family into account throughout the diagnosis, screening, risk assessment and treatment process.


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Yale School of Medicine
Magnet Recognition Best Hospitals 2012-2013

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