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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:

  • Cardiac valve repair/replacement
  • Anti-arrhythmia surgery
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting
  • LV modeling surgery
  • Open Heart Surgery
  • Atrial fibrillation surgical ablation
  • Minimally invasive heart surgery including “keyhole” method
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for the support of a failing heart
  • Pacemaker and automatic defibrillator implantation

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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