The Atrial Fibrillation High Risk Anticoagulation Clinic is located at Desk J2-2, on the second floor of the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute.
To make an appointment, please call toll-free 216.444.0400. Let the scheduling coordinator know if you are having acute symptoms.
Before your appointment
If your appointment is scheduled at least one week in advance, you will be asked to send in your records, including medical history, test results and films (such as echocardiogram, chest X-ray, MRI or CT). All information should be sent in the same package (clearly marked with your name and address) via Airborne Express, Federal Express, or certified U.S. mail (make sure you have a tracking number) to the physician you will be seeing. The address is:
High-Risk Anticoagulation Clinic
Center for Atrial Fibrillation
9500 Euclid Avenue – Desk J2-2
Cleveland, OH 44195
If your scheduled appointment is within a week, please bring your records to your appointment.
What to expect during your appointment
You will meet with a nurse who will collect your information and begin the documentation process.
Based on your medical history, you will have specialized blood work and imaging tests (electrocardiogram, comprehensive transthoracic echo, transesophageal echo, cardiac MR and multidetector CT scanning, EGD).
You will meet with a cardiologist from the clinic who will review your records and medical history, perform a physical examination, review your test results, and provide you with an assessment and plan.
If you need to meet with one of the other multidisciplinary specialists, they will be consulted in one - two days.
How long will you need to stay at Cleveland Clinic?
To complete all testing, you will need to stay in the Cleveland area for one to two days.