Our Safe Care Commitment

The health and safety of our patients, families and staff is our top priority. We know that COVID-19 will be with us for the foreseeable future, so we're taking a comprehensive approach to provide you and your loved ones the safest possible environment. Read our Safe Care Commitment.

About Heart Failure

Despite its name, heart failure does not mean the heart stops beating. Heart failure occurs when the heart is not working properly and cannot pump enough blood to the lungs and other parts of the body. Over time, this can cause weakness, fatigue, difficulty breathing, loss of appetite, a persistent cough, and swelling in the legs and feet.

Common causes of heart failure include high blood pressure, adult congenital heart disease, coronary artery disease, and valvular heart disease. Cardiomyopathy, which is any disorder that affects the heart muscle, can also contribute to heart failure.

Why Choose Us

At the Advanced Heart Failure/Cardiomyopathy Program, we have years of experience diagnosing and treating heart failure. As a patient, you can count on: 

  • A team of board-certified physicians and surgeons who are leaders in the evolution of advanced care for heart failure and who continue to develop new strategies for improving heart function through innovative research and clinical trials
  • Comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care for adults with complex heart failure caused by cardiomyopathy and other life-threatening heart diseases
  • A wide range of innovative new treatments and devices for heart failure, including new hybrid therapies, implantable hemodynamic monitors
  • An expert team of cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, cardiac surgeons, cardiac anesthesiologists, radiologists, nurse practitioners, and social workers working together to achieve the best plan of care
  • Access to our ACT (advanced cardiac therapy) Unit, which offers patients complex monitoring and intervention in a comfortable, inpatient setting
  • Access to our Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics Program, the first of its kind in New England, offering evaluation and blood testing for genetic cardiac disorders
  • Access to our Diastolic Heart Failure Program, which evaluates heart failure patients who have normal heart contraction
  • Coordinated care from top ranked hospital for cardiology & heart surgery in the country, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report
  • Our team of cardiac specialists offer Virtual Visits to consult with you while you stay at home. Whether for an initial consult, second opinion, pre-op or follow-up care, we will keep you connected to your care and on track with your treatment plan.

Request an Appointment

We are steadfast in our commitment to treating you in the safest possible environment and are seeing patients both in person and through Virtual Visits. To request an appointment, please call 857-307-6048 Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm ET or complete the form to receive a callback.


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