Heart Failure, also known as congestive heart failure, is when the heart can't pump enough blood to meet the body’s demands. Affecting more than 5 million Americans, heart failure is often a long-term (chronic) condition but may also develop more suddenly.
The Perkin Center for Heart Failure at Weill Cornell Cardiology was established to provide the most advanced care to patients suffering from Heart Failure by offering new forms of treatment making it possible halt the disease’s progression. Our heart failure specialists work collaboratively across subspecialties, in a research rich and teaching environment allowing for the optimal management of our patients’ care.
For more information, please see our Heart Failure service page.