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Open-Heart Surgery in Greater Houston and East Texas

When a patient is unresponsive to medication and other therapies, they may be a candidate for surgical intervention. Patients who aren't eligible for minimally invasive cardiac surgery may be able to receive open-heart surgery. To date, our board-certified cardiovascular surgeons at St. Luke's Health have performed more than 115,000 open-heart surgeries.

How open-heart surgery can help patients

Our team of cardiovascular surgeons performs these procedures to:

Open-heart surgeries at St. Luke's Health

Our team has experience in performing a variety of open procedures, including:

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
  • Heart valve repair and replacement
  • Device implantation
  • Heart transplant
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair

At St. Luke's Health, our multidisciplinary team is here to help you every step of the way, from diagnosis to treatment and beyond. Schedule an appointment with a cardiologist to learn more about your options.

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U.S. News & World Report


U.S News & World Report has recognized Baylor St. Luke's Health Medical Center as one of the best hospitals for several specialties.