Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center and Research Institute

Our Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Specialists

Communication is paramount in the long-term care of HCM. That's why we strive to develop and maintain a relationship with you and always respond promptly to your concerns and questions via phone, email or via our patient portal myTuftsMed. Our hypertrophic cardiomyopathy specialists continuously update your referring physicians regarding your status, progress, and any treatment issues that may arise.

To thoroughly treat your HCM and other health issues, we closely collaborate with our team of in-house CardioVascular Center specialists, including:

James E. Udelson, MD

James E. Udelson, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Chief, Division of Cardiology; Director, Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3186
Fax #: 617-636-7175

Cardiac imaging, heart failure

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Dallas Reed, MD

Dallas Reed, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Chief of Genetics; Obstetrician/Gynecologist; Medical Geneticist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Care; Pediatrics, Genetics + Metabolism
Appt. Phone: Obstetrics and Gynecology: 617-636-2229
Fax #: 617-636-0751

Obstetrics/gynecology, medical genetics

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Michael T. Chin, MD, PhD

Michael T. Chin, MD, PhD

Title(s): Research Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Center and Research Institute, Molecular Cardiology Research Institute (MCRI), CardioVascular Center (CVC), and the Division of Cardiology; Professor, TUSM
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8066
Fax #: 617-636-7175

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, cardiovascular disease

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David DeNofrio, MD

David DeNofrio, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8068
Fax #: 617-636-6030

Heart failure, cardiac transplantation

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Gaurav Gulati, MD, MS

Gaurav Gulati, MD, MS

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Cardiologist; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant
Appt. Phone:
Fax #:

Heart failure, heart transplantation, ventricular assist devices, cardiogenic shock

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Michael S. Kiernan, MD, MS

Michael S. Kiernan, MD, MS

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Medical Director, Ventricular Assist Device Program; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8068
Fax #: 617-636-6030

Heart failure, cardiac transplantation, ventricular assist devices

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Carey D. Kimmelstiel, MD

Carey D. Kimmelstiel, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Director, Interventional Cardiology Center; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2273
Fax #: 617-636-5913

Interventional cardiology

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Christopher Madias, MD

Christopher Madias, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Director, Cardiac Arrhythmia Center
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5902
Fax #: 617-636-7830

Cardiovascular disease, cardiac electrophysiology, WATCHMAN

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Michael Robich, MD, MSPH

Michael Robich, MD, MSPH

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Associate Surgical Director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center; Cardiac Surgeon; Assistant Professor, TUSM
Department(s): Surgery, CardioVascular Center, Cardiac Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5594
Fax #: 617-636-7175

Adult cardiac surgery, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), structural heart disease, minimally invasive valve surgery, open and endovascular aortic procedures

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Amanda Vest, MBBS, MPH

Amanda Vest, MBBS, MPH

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Medical Director, Cardiac Transplantation Program; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8068
Fax #: 617-636-6030

Cardiology, heart failure, cardiomyopathies (including cardiac amyloidosis, sarcoidosis) heart transplantation, mechanical circulatory support, pregnancy and heart disease (including peripartum cardiomyopathy)

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Lucianne (Lucy) West, PharmD

Lucianne (Lucy) West, PharmD

Title(s): Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Department(s): Pharmacy, Cardiology
Appt. Phone:
Fax #:

Cardiology, Heart Failure, Heart Transplant, Durable Mechanical Circulatory Support, Cardiac Amyloidosis

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Segun BabagbemiSegun Babagbemi

Segun joined the Division of Cardiology in 2016 as our lead Medical Assistant.  He has directly supported our HCM patients since that time and has received many accolades for the exceptional care he delivers to our patients.

 

 

 

 

Edilen BarbosaEdilen Barbosa

Edilen has been a dedicated, highly valued member of the Division of Cardiology for the past 11 years.  She was promoted to her current Admin role to help support our HCM patients in 2019.  You might meet Edilen when you call for an appointment. 

 

 

 

 

Paula Mooney, NP

Paula is a Clinic Nurse in the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center at Tufts Medical Center. Joining the HCM Center in 2012, Ms. Mooney has been a nurse within the Division of Cardiology at Tufts MC for more than 25 years—previously in the Critical Care Unit and in Cardiovascular Research.