Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac Surgery department at KMC has the leading edge on both acquired and congenital heart diseases. In state-of-the-art operating facilities, world-renowned surgeons work with cardiac anesthesiologists and a specialized nursing staff to provide patients with the best cardiac care possible. Many aspects of the division’s activities work in association with other subspecialties and involve multidisciplinary approaches to evaluation, management, and treatment.

The cardiac care includes prevention and early detection programs, emergency care, advanced diagnostic and treatment capabilities, cardiac, pulmonary, and peripheral vascular rehabilitation, and a nationally recognized surgery program that performs more open-heart surgeries than any other hospital in the region.

Cardiac surgery services include:

  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Valve replacement
  • Valve preservation and repair
  • Repair of aneurysm
  • Percutaneous endovascular stent graft repair
  • Surgery for cardiac arrhythmias
  • Surgery for heart tumors
  • Treatment of congenital heart disease