Carolinas HealthCare System’s Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute offers a variety of support groups in the greater Charlotte area for people of all ages with heart disease and members of their family. The goal is to help you feel more connected as you learn more about heart disease and how to better manage your condition.
Some of our most popular heart support groups include:
When: Third Thursday of each month at 2 p.m.
Contact: For more information, please email Heart Success or call 704-355-8816
The HCM Support Group is for persons who have HCM and their loved ones. Quarterly meetings offer an opportunity for attendees to connect and learn with others as medical and social topics related to concerns particular to HCM are discussed.
When: Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.
January 25, 2017
April 26, 2017
July 26, 2017
October 25, 2017
Contact: For more information, please email Heart Success or call 704-355-8816.
The Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator [ICD) Support Group provides a place for people with ICDs to connect with others to learn more about the devices and issues related to their conditions. Each meeting features a different discussion topic. Please email your name and number of attendees to ICD Group.
When: Monday, Oct. 26, 3 to 4 p.m.
Topic: Remote Monitoring
RSVP: The meetings are free, but registration is required. Please RSVP by calling 704-482-1006 or please email your name and number of attendees to ICD Group.
When: Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 - 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Topic: "Cardiac Trivia Game" Guest speaker: Terri Cooper RN, CCDS, SHVI Device Clinic
RSVP: The meetings are free, but registration is required. Please RSVP by calling 704-373-0212 or please email your name and number of attendees to ICD Group
When: Thursday, December 2, 2015 - 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Topic: Atrial Fibrillation Guest speaker: Dr. Thomas Christopher, MD *Lunch provided
RSVP: The meetings are free, but registration is required. Please email your name and number of attendees to ICD Group or call 704-403-6100 and ask for the Device Clinic to "RSVP" for support meeting.
The Mechanical Circulatory Support Group is for persons who have a heart pump (HeartMateII/III, HeartWare or Total Artificial Heart) and their loved ones. Quarterly meetings offer attendees a chance to connect and learn with others who have these devices.
Where: Advanced Heart Failure Clinic
Morehead Medical Center
1025 Morehead Medical Drive, 6th Floor, Room 6018
Charlotte, NC 28204
When: Wednesdays at 5 pm
January 18, 2017
April 19, 2017
July 19, 2017
October 18, 2017
For more Information: Please call 704-355-8092, option 6.