Learn More About Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac Surgical Services at the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center 

Patients come from all over the world to undergo cardiac surgery at the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center. They have every resource of the hospital's vast expertise available to them, including extensive educational materials and access to promising new therapies through clinical trials.

Conditions We Treat

Our leading cardiac surgeons treat patients within several of the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center's condition-specific programs:

View all treatments and services at the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center.

Innovative Surgical Procedures Designed to Treat Heart Disease

For the heart's valves

For the heart’s blood vessels

For the aorta, the heart’s largest artery

To treat heart failure

To treat adult congenital heart disease

To treat heart rhythm conditions

Access to Promising New Treatments & Research

Cardiac surgeons from the Mass General Corrigan Minehan Heart Center participate in national clinical studies evaluating new technologies and devices to treat heart disease. This allows us to bring our patients promising new treatments as quickly as possible.

Patients interested in participating in clinical trials can browse online for open trials.

Surgical Outcomes for the Heart

The Center for Outcomes & Patient Safety in Surgery (COMPASS) ensures that surgical data is transparent and accessible for patients. Watch the video to view Mass General's performance for procedures to treat conditions of the heart.

Patient Resources

Mass General is dedicated to ensuring that people understand their health care choices and have the necessary information to make decisions affecting their health and wellbeing. The related support and wellness information listed below can play a role in treatment options.

Patient Guide to Cardiac Surgery
Patient Guide to Cardiac Surgery

Patient Guide to Cardiac Surgery

What to expect before, during and after your surgery at the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center.

Patient education page
Family Guide to Cardiac Surgery

Family Guide to Cardiac Surgery

Support and guidance during a family member's open-heart surgery or transplantation.

FAQs: Cardiac Anesthesia

FAQs: Cardiac Anesthesia

A guide of what to expect before, during and after cardiac anesthesia.