Open Heart Surgery in Waterloo | Allen Cardiac Surgery

UnityPoint Clinic - Express

101 Cedar River Pkwy
Suite 101
Waverly, Iowa 50677

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - North Crossing

2134 Logan Ave.
Suite A
Waterloo, Iowa 50703

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Urgent Care - Prairie Parkway

5100 Prairie Parkway
Suite 101
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613

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Urgent Care - San Marnan

1655 E San Marnan Dr.
Suite H
Waterloo, Iowa 50702

02 Patients
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Urgent Care - United Medical Park

1731 W Ridgeway Ave.
Suite 100
Waterloo, Iowa 50701

01 Patients
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Allen Cardiac 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.

Our providers

Learn more about our providers and the expertise they bring to our cardiothoracic surgery team.

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Procedures

Cardiac  Thoracic Vascular
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Thorascopic wedge resection Abdomen aortic aneurysm repair
Aortic valve repair
Decortication Ascending thoracis aortic aneurysm repair
Mitral valve repair/replacement Lobectomy Iliac stent 
Minimally invasive mitral valve repair/replacement  Pneumonectomy Fem-pop bypass
Thoracic aneurysm repair  Chest wall mass resection Subclavian stents
Aortic dissection repair  Chest wall fractures (ribs/sternum) Femoral endarterctomy
Aortic transection repair Thymectomy  Carotid endarterectomy
Atrial septal defect repair Thorascopic sympathectomy Carotid body tumor resection
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) Repair or diaphragmatic defect  

Diaphragmatic plication  
  Pericardial window  

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.