When you're managing advanced heart disease, trust your care to the most comprehensive program in the country. As the anchor of the Advanced Heart Disease Program at the Smidt Heart Institute, the specialized Heart Failure program provides a comprehensive assessment and treatment plan for people with congestive heart failure and all types of heart muscle disease (cardiomyopathy). Our dedicated team of experts collaborate across specialties and care teams to provide comprehensive care at every step of the patient’s medical journey.

Cedars-Sinai creates a unique plan of care for more than 8,000 heart failure patients each year.

Conditions, Diagnostics & Treatments

We provide diagnosis and treatment for heart failure and the full range of related conditions, including all types of cardiomyopathies, and we are equipped to assist with difficult to diagnose cases.

A Patient's Guide to Heart Failure

Learn what to expect at Cedars-Sinai for heart failure care. Our guide discusses the range of medical and surgical procedures available, genetic counseling, support groups and more.

Virtual Second Opinion

A second opinion can help you make confident decisions about treatment for your heart condition. With our Virtual Second Opinion program, we’ll guide you through every step of the process. 

Clinical Trials & Research

Learn more about the latest clinical trials that aim to make new diagnostic, medical and surgical discoveries available for improving quality of life and life expectancy in patients with cardiomyopathy and heart failure.

Medical Professionals and Postgraduates

Cedars-Sinai offers graduate studies, continuing medical education, conferences, symposiums and other professional opportunities for learning, discovery and training.

For physician-to-physician questions or referrals call our team 24/7 at 310-423-2077.

Cardiac Amyloidosis Program

For patients diagnosed with cardiac amyloidosis, we provide access to renowned cardiologists and other specialists experienced in treating this complex condition.

A retired educator and Marine tapped deep reserves of strength to survive heart failure. Now he has a new heart and teaches his brand of resilience to the next generation.

Have Questions or Need Help?

To learn more or make an appointment, call or send a message to the Heart Failure team. You also can have us call you back at your convenience.

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