Open Heart Surgery
It’s a good feeling to know that you don’t have to make the trip to Pittsburgh if you or a loved one needs heart surgery. Because skilled doctors, intensively trained support staff, and world-class facilities are located here in Westmoreland County, at Excela Health.
From Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG), to intense and specialized cardiac valve replacement and repair, our cardiothoracic surgeons bring extensive training, experience, and excellence to the table. They also do anti-arrhythmia surgery, and minimally invasive operations for hearts and lungs. They also perform
•Pacemaker and automatic defibrillator implantation
• LV remodeling surgery
• Atrial fibrillation surgical ablation
• Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for the support of a failing heart
And, our cardiothoracic surgical program is ranked among the nation’s best in the latest edition of Consumer Reports in print and online at consumerreports. org/health. The Excela Health physician practice of Cardio-Thoracic Surgical Associates is also rated among the Top 10 percent nationally, having received a three-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) two years in a row, making Excela Health a wise choice.