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Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiac Surgery in Westmoreland County

If you need surgery, it’s good to know your heart’s in the right place at the Heart, Lung & Vascular Institute. Our cardiothoracic surgeons have the reputation for excellence in patient care and quality outcomes ― right here in Westmoreland County. With heart surgery performed at the Excela Westmoreland Hospital campus, our surgeons and cardiac staff work with your cardiologist and primary care physician so your care is focused on getting you back to your life safely and with the best possible outcome.

The center features three cardiovascular operating rooms with two dedicated to open heart procedures as well as a 16-bed cardiac care unit, 52 telemetry beds and a dedicated nursing staff.

We perform:

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), Robotic CABG
  • Valve repair/replacement, Robotic valve repair/replacement
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation (Maze procedure), Minimally invasive surgical ablation (Convergent procedure)
  • Aortic aneurysm surgery
  • Heart tumor resection
  • Left atrial appendage closure/clipping for atrial fibrillation
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) placement
  • Temporal artificial heart insertion
  • Impella 5.5 Pump use in heart failure

Excela Health Heart, Lung & Vascular Institute: Surgical Processes

Excela Health Heart, Lung & Vascular Institute: Complications Associated with Heart Surgery

Excela Health Heart, Lung & Vascular Institute: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Excela Health Heart, Lung & Vascular Institute: Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement

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