Open Heart Surgery
It’s a good feeling to know you don’t have to make the trip all the way to Pittsburgh even if you or a loved one needs heart surgery. Because skilled doctors, intensively trained support staff and world-class facilities are right here in Westmoreland County. At Excela Health.
Our surgeons perform more than 400 heart surgeries every year, from Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) to intense and specialized cardiac valve replacement and repair. 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.