Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
Dr. Bhavik Patel leads the area's only open heart surgery program. Experience matters, and the surgery team at Allen Hospital has completed more than 7,000 open heart procedures.
Stories from the Allen Heart and Vascular Center
It's not just about having an open heart surgery program, it's about quality, expertise and innovation that saves lives. Read stories about how we have helped patients and their families for more than 30 years.
Learn more about our providers and the expertise they bring to our cardiothoracic surgery team.
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Procedures
|Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
||Thorascopic wedge resection
||Abdomen aortic aneurysm repair
|Aortic valve repair
||Ascending thoracis aortic aneurysm repair
|Mitral valve repair/replacement
|Minimally invasive mitral valve repair/replacement
|Thoracic aneurysm repair
||Chest wall mass resection
|Aortic dissection repair
||Chest wall fractures (ribs/sternum)
|Aortic transection repair
|Atrial septal defect repair
||Carotid body tumor resection
|Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
||Repair or diaphragmatic defect
The Allen Heart & Vascular Center opened in 2009 to centralize all heart care in one facility and is specifically designed for heart patients and their families. Along with the physicians at the Cedar Valley Cardiovascular Center, Allen Hospital is often recognized as one of the top heart care programs in the nation.