Medical Services Heart & Vascular Valve Center Our heart and vascular specialists offer the latest treatments for valve disease, including minimally invasive options. Find a Location Find a Doctor Heart & Vascular Menu Arrhythmia Center Diagnostic Testing Treatments/Procedures Cardiology Minimally Invasive Procedures Heart Attack Care Clinical Research Diagnostic Services Heart Surgery Other Services Cardiac Rehab Heart Failure Center Patient Success Stories Prevention & Wellness AHA Training Center CardioVascular Mobile Health Unit Hands-only CPR Healing Hearts Women's Support Group Heart Healthy Lifestyle Tips My Heart Rocks Take Time For Your Heart Women and Heart Disease Tobacco Cessation Freshstart Tobacco Cessation E-cigarette Education Success Stories Tobacco Cessation Resources Valve Center Treatments Your Hospital Stay Care After Heart Surgery Intensive Care for Heart Conditions Nurses with Heart Care Expertise Partners in Heart Care Transitional Care Units Optimal Care for Heart Valve Disease Until recently, people with severe aortic stenosis — a condition that affects the aortic valve in the heart — had a single option for treatment: open-heart surgery. At the St. Elizabeth Heart & Vascular Institute, we offer more treatment options, including minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). A Team Approach for Heart Valve Treatment The Valve Center brings the expertise of cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, interventional radiologists (imaging specialists) and anesthesiologists to plan the best treatment for your condition. Surgeons and cardiologists review the results of your diagnostic exams to determine which therapies offer you the best results. In addition, your team includes a: Nurse navigator – Your nurse navigator helps coordinate your care and assist you as you go through treatment and recovery — everything from scheduling appointments to educating you about your condition. Nurse practitioner – You’ll see your nurse practitioner, along with other team members, at your Valve Center appointments. Your nurse practitioner is there to answer questions and offer advice for a healthy recovery. We work together to make sure you get the very best care. More Information Call (859) 301-8287 (TAVR) Our Team The Valve Center physician specialists and staff work as a team to provide the diagnosis and treatment that is specialized for each patient.