Each year, more than 500,000 people are diagnosed with heart failure. Fortunately, most respond to treatment with medications and preventive strategies that can improve symptoms, increase life expectancy and prevent hospitalizations.
California Pacific Medical Center’s (CPMC) Center for Advanced Heart Failure Therapies cares for people throughout the entire spectrum of heart failure, from chronic to end stage. We offer innovative heart disease management solutions through our multidisciplinary approach. Led by Medical Director Michael X. Pham, M.D., and Surgical Director Brett C. Sheridan, M.D., we focus on comprehensive and collaborative patient care. Doctors work closely with numerous departments, including Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiovascular Imaging and Diagnostic Services, Cardiovascular Surgery, Interventional Cardiology and Electrophysiology, to ensure you receive a seamless, coordinated care approach.
Highlights of our heart failure management program include:
Hospital Care for New or Worsening Heart Failure – All of our CPMC campuses are recognized with the American Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines Gold Achievement Award for treating patients using up-to-date, evidence-based heart failure treatment guidelines.
Multidisciplinary Heart Failure Clinic — This program provides patients with a new or existing diagnosis of heart failure an opportunity to learn how to better manage their health via personalized education with a physician or nurse practitioner, dietician, pharmacist, and exercise physiologist. Consultation with a genetic counselor is also available for patients with a family history of heart disease.
CardioMEMs Heart Failure System — This implantable sensor remotely monitors pulmonary artery pressures, significantly reducing the need for heart failure hospitalizations. Our program offers device placement and therapeutic support through our structured remote monitoring and personalized clinical management program.
Innovation and Clinical Trials — CPMC doctors are involved in state-of-the-art research on new medications and devices to treat heart failure.
Clinic Hours and Location
If you wish to make an appointment to see a cardiologist at CPMC, please call your primary care provider or specialist for a referral into our program. For the Sutter Specialty Network, call (415) 600-1051 or (888) 834-1788.
CPMC Center for Advanced Heart Failure Therapies
1100 Van Ness Ave – Level 3
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 922-1589 fax
Clinics in Our Patients’ Communities
Whenever possible, our team strives to see patients close to their homes. We currently offer services at these locations, with more to come.