Cardiac and Vascular Surgery

Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute offers expertise, innovation and advanced cardiac and vascular procedures.

Why Choose MemorialThe_Society_of_Thoracic_Surgeons_logo

  • Our cardiac surgery program has consistently earned a three-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) in all three cardiac surgery categories. This is an achievement that less than one percent of cardiovascular centers nationwide can match.
  • Our patients have the highest patient satisfaction scores in Broward County, with a rating of 95 percent.
  • CareChex has named us among the top ten percent of healthcare providers for “excellence in cardiac care.”

Heart Surgery

Our team specializes in adult cardiac surgery including:

  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) – a treatment for patients with a narrowed aortic heart valve and who are at high risk for open-heart surgery due to age or other health conditions
  • The maze procedure – treats atrial fibrillation with ablation, which creates scar tissue that helps stop the irregular heartbeat
  • Heart transplant – we were the first hospital in Broward County to perform this surgery

Whenever possible our surgeons use advanced, minimally invasive surgical procedures. Minimally invasive heart surgery involves a small incision in the chest, rather than a large one along your breastbone.

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Vascular Surgery

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Our specialists in vascular surgery and endovascular surgery offer sophisticated diagnoses and comprehensive treatment of diseases of the circulatory system. Our vascular procedures include:
  • Angioplasty and stenting in all vascular territories (carotid, renal, mesenteric, iliac, lower extremity, and brachiocephalic)
  • Endovenous and conventional treatment of varicose veins and other venous disorders
  • Endovascular and open surgical treatment of peripheral artery aneurysms, including:
    • Carotid
    • Subclavian
    • Splenic
    • Mesenteric
    • Renal
    • Iliac
    • Femoral
    • Popliteal arteries