Surgical Treatments for Heart Conditions at BIDMC

Exceptional Care

Cardiac SurgeryWe are passionate about providing our patients with unsurpassed heart care. Our  surgeons are experienced in both minimally invasive procedures and in open surgical techniques. Our surgical outcomes, highlighted by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, are among the best in the nation.

We work closely  with colleagues from across the CardioVascular Institute, to provide our patients an unmatched depth of expertise and seamless service. As members of the Harvard Medical School faculty, our board-certified surgeons take pride in training the next generation of heart surgeons. Our research programs are among the top-funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Latest Therapies and Technologies

We offer patients leading edge surgical treatments across the spectrum of cardiac disease. Our treatments and services include:

  • Surgical therapy for coronary artery disease with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), using conventional and off-pump beating heart approaches
  • Standard and minimally invasive approaches for heart valve disease, with the goal of preserving native valves through advanced repair techniques
  • Aortic surgery, in collaboration with our vascular surgeons to provide the newest techniques, including endografting
  • Minimally invasive surgical therapies for atrial fibrillation and congenital heart conditions in adults
  • Advanced imaging techniques, such as cardiac magnetic resonance, which was pioneered at the CVI
  • State-of-the-art, hybrid operating rooms permit our multidisciplinary teams to perform complex, collaborative procedures

First and foremost, our surgeons and support staff carefully communicate with patients and their families about specific needs and preferences.