Heart Failure Clinic

The Heart Failure Clinic in Seattle is an integrated program at Virginia Mason whose mission is to diagnose and treat heart failure in a comprehensive and cutting-edge manner. A team of cardiologists, electrophysiologists, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists, and a dietitian are specially trained to manage the most complex aspects of heart failure treatment.

Our services include:

  • Comprehensive evaluation of heart function
  • Attention to diagnosis and treatment of underlying coronary artery disease
  • Evaluation and treatment of valvular heart disease in heart failure
  • Assessment of lung function and consideration of sleep apnea syndromes
  • Extensive patient and family teaching about medications, diet, activity, warning signs and treatment options
  • Long-term risk reduction strategies focusing on lifestyle modification (e.g., exercise, diet, weight loss, tobacco cessation and self monitoring)
  • Introduction and management of appropriate drug and pacemaker therapy for heart failure
  • Continuous, supportive and regular follow-up appointments to maintain heart health

Contact Us
If you have questions or would like to schedule an appointment in the Heart Failure Clinic, please call (206) 341-1111, and our staff will be happy to assist you.