Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Podcasts


Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A 7 Point Introduction

Presenters: Dr. Robert Fraser, Dr. Miguel Leal, and Dr. Ferhaan Ahmad

Summary: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A 7 Point Introduction is an introductory discussion on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Our presenters, Dr. Robert Fraser, Dr. Miguel Leal, and Dr. Ferhaan Ahmad, discuss the epidemiology of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, its history, its genetics, how to diagnose it, and the symptoms patients experience with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Robert J. Fraser, MD
Chief Cardiologist Fellow
Hennepin Healthcare and Minneapolis Heart Institute


 

 

Miguel Leal, MD, FACC, FHRS
Director, Electrophysiology & Arrhythmia Service
Director, Cardiovascular Medicine & Electrophysiology Fellowship Programs
University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

 

Ferhaan Ahmad, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Radiology, and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Director, Cardiovascular Genetics Program
Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

HCM: Recognition, Diagnosis, and Differentiation from other Types of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy (Phenocopies)

Presenters: Dr. Vlad Zaha and Dr. Ferhaan Ahmad

Summary: Join Dr. Vlad Zaha and Dr. Ferhaan Ahmad as they discusses how healthcare providers make a diagnosis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and how they distinguish it from other disorders that can look like hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Vlad G. Zaha, MD, PhD, FACC
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiology
Advanced Imaging Research Center
Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center

 

 

Ferhaan Ahmad, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FAHA, FACC
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Radiology, and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Director, Cardiovascular Genetics Program
Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

The Office Visit: Tracking Symptoms, Function, Quality of Life

Presenters: Dr. Fraser, Dr. Leal, Adam Elliott

Summary: The Office Visit: Tracking Symptoms, Function, Quality of Life podcast presented by Dr. Robert Fraser, Dr. Miguel Leal, Adam Elliott discusses hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in many of its complex aspects that essentially are part of the day-to-day care of any cardiologist and patient who deal with this condition.

Robert J. Fraser, MD 
Chief Cardiologist Fellow
Hennepin Healthcare and Minneapolis Heart Institute


 

 

Miguel Leal, MD, FACC, FHRS
Director, Electrophysiology & Arrhythmia Service
Director, Cardiovascular Medicine & Electrophysiology Fellowship Programs
University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Adam Elliott
Patient Representative

 

Defibrillator (ICD) therapy: Selecting the appropriate patient

Presenters: Dr. Leal, Dr. Gopinathannair, Dr. Owens, and Kristen Criss (Patient Representative)

Summary: The Defibrillator (ICD) therapy: Selecting the appropriate patient podcast presented by Dr. Miguel Leal, Dr. Rakesh Gopinathannair, and Dr. Anjali Owens along with Kristen Criss focuses on the appropriate selection of patients for ICD therapy, including assessment of risk factors and a comprehensive discussion of risks and benefits of ICD therapy in this specific patient population.

Miguel Leal, MD, FACC, FHRS
Director, Electrophysiology & Arrhythmia Service
Director, Cardiovascular Medicine & Electrophysiology Fellowship Programs
University of Wisconsin-Madison



Rakesh GopinathannairRakesh Gopinathannair, MD, MA, FAHA, FHRS
Cardiac EP Lab Director, Kansas City Heart Rhythm Institute
EP Medical Director, Research Medical Center
Professor of Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia
Associate Professor of Medicine (Adjunct), University of Louisville



Anjali Owens MDAnjali Owens, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania





Kristen CrissKristen Criss
Patient Representative

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy – How to Bridge Patient Reflections and Specialists' Recommendations

Presenters: Dr. Zaha, Dr. Cresci, Dr. Abraham and patient representative Gwen Mayes

Summary: How to Bridge Patients’ Reflections and a Specialist Recommendations podcast is a discussion on differential diagnosis of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) compared to other diseases.

Vlad Zaha, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiology
Advanced Imaging Research Center
Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center
UT Southwestern Medical Center


 

Sharon Cresci, MD, FAHA, FACC, FASE
Washington University, Cardiovascular Division
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Genetics

 

 


Theodore Abraham, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
UCSF Echocardiography laboratory
Co-Direct the UCSF HCM Center of Excellence


 

 

Gwen Mayes
Patient Representative