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Cardiovascular Genetics

Get diagnosed and stay heart healthy

Whether you have a family history of an inherited disorder that could severely affect your heart and blood vessels or you would like to determine your lifetime predisposition to developing a stroke, heart attack, or high cholesterol, Dr. Akler could help give you these insights that can set you on the right trajectory and even save your life! 

Some of the  conditions Dr. Akler could diagnose or determine your risks of developing include:


  • Aortic and vascular diseases (e.g. Marfan syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Loeys-dietz syndrome, Familial thoracic aortic aneurysm and/or dissection, Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia)

  • Congenital heart defects and syndromes (e.g. Noonan syndrome, 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, Alagille syndrome, Heterotaxy syndrome)

  • Inherited heart muscle diseases (e.g. Hypertrophic or dilated cardiomyopathy)

  • Familial rhythm disorders (e.g. Brugada syndrome, Long QT syndrome) 

  • Predisposition to chronic conditions (e.g. Coronary artery disease, high cholesterol, stroke etc.)  

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