Richard Bach, MD

The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art care to patients who are diagnosed with or suspected of having hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). The philosophy of the center is to treat each patient individually and provide compassionate care tailored to the needs of each patient.

The Center is listed as a HCM Center of Excellence by the National Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association, and it is the only center in the St. Louis metro and surrounding region to receive this distinction. Our physicians and nurses have the expertise to provide up-to-date clinical care, and our center is committed to advancing state-of-the-art research on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. We are participating in several pioneering international clinical trials of promising new treatments for improving the lives of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.


Clinical expertise

  • Physicians from the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center provide state-of-the-art diagnosis and management, including:
  • Cardiology consultation/evaluation
  • Advanced cardiac imaging – Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Stress Echocardiograpy, Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Genetic testing
  • Electrophysiology testing and evaluation
  • Medical Treatment
  • Surgical myomectomy
  • Alcohol septal ablation
  • Prevention of sudden death
  • Screening athletes

Clinical affiliations

Contact information

Referring Physicians: 314-362-1963
Patients: 314-362-1063 or 888-210-8375