The UCLA Advanced Heart Failure Program, under the Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center and UCLA Heart Transplant Center, is an integrated service dedicated to providing attending-level phone consultation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. They have over the last 2 years been re-organized in the integrated Advanced Heart Failure Program with the Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center, Mechanical Circulatory Support Center and Heart Transplant Center. The referring physician will speak to the attending cardiologist on-call within five minutes to facilitate the prompt and appropriate evaluation and care of the patient. The Advanced Heart Failure Program provides direct access to the team responsible for the management of all aspects of advanced heart failure, including inpatient and outpatient NYHA Class III and IV patients with heart failure. The team also accepts referrals of patients for heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support (VAD) implantation.

For more information, please visit the Advanced Heart Failure Program webpage. 

Last updated
January 4, 2024