Heart Surgery

When you choose us for your care, you’ve chosen an exceptional care team. We’re known for our heart surgery expertise.

Heart Surgery Expertise

Our heart surgeons provide you with exceptional care using the latest surgical advances. In fact, the Florence Wormald Heart & Vascular Institute at St. Elizabeth has one of the nation’s top-rated heart surgery programs.

Our cardiothoracic surgeons have performed more than 16,000 open heart surgeries. It’s this experience – combined with exceptional patient care – that makes us a leader in cardiothoracic surgery.

Customized Heart Care

Our surgeons use the least-invasive approach possible to ensure the best outcome and minimize the length of your hospital stay. Our specialists have the training and experience to perform even the most complex heart surgeries.

Your doctors, nurses, rehabilitation specialists and other members of your care team work together to make your hospital stay as comfortable as possible. We’ll keep you and your family members well-informed and help you prepare for your recovery at home.

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Our surgeons perform a variety of procedures to treat heart disease, such as:

Some heart and vascular conditions can be treated with minimally invasive techniques in our Cardiac Catheterization Labs. Your doctor will discuss all your options with you.

Award-Winning Heart Care

We’re ranked as a high-performing hospital for heart bypass surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

Why Choose St. Elizabeth for Heart Surgery

Preparing for Heart Surgery at St. Elizabeth

Heart Surgery: A Guide For Patients

Download our Heart Surgery Patient Booklet.

Melissa Jennings

Melissa had an angiogram and found out that her bypass from 20 years ago was failing.

She cried.

Melissa’s Story

Your Road to Recovery

Recovering after a heart attack or surgery takes time, and we’re here to help. Our rehabilitation experts will help you regain cardiovascular health and fitness safely.

Nurse helps Patient with Rehabiliation

Unparalleled Heart Care

St. Elizabeth Edgewood has attained advanced certification by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association as a Comprehensive Cardiac Center, placing us in an elite group of hospitals that have met high standards to fully address the needs of patients with complex cardiac conditions.

The Joint Commission and American Heart Association Certification - Meets Standards for Comprehensive Cardiac Center