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Corrigan Minehan Heart Center
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114
Learn More About Cardiac Surgery
Care During COVID-19
Our dedicated physicians, nurses and staff are committed to providing the best possible care. We have taken unprecedented steps to ensure office visits, procedures and surgeries are welcoming and safe. Your health and safety is our top priority.
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:
- Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
- Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
- Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Program
- Heart Valve Program
- Thoracic Aortic 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
- Ascending aneurysm repair with an interposition tube graft
- Aortic valve-preserving aneurysm repair
- Composite aortic root replacement
- Aortic arch surgery
- Thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair
- Stent graft repair
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.
Meet the Cardiac Surgery Team
Our team of world-class physicians and nurses specialize in specific forms of heart disease and work closely together to offer leading treatments and preventive care for both common and complex cardiac conditions.
- Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery
- Director, Corrigan Minehan Heart Center
- Co-director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program
- Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
- Cardiac Surgery
- Department of Surgery
- Surgical Director, Heart Transplantation and Ventricular Assist Devices
- Member of Faculty, Harvard Medical School
- Cardiac Surgeon
- Assistant Professor of Surgery Harvard Medical School
- Cardiac Surgeon
- Co-Director, Heart Valve Program
- Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School / Cardiac Surgeon
- Professor of Surgery
- Vice President, Center for Quality and Safety
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.
What to expect before, during and after your surgery at the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center.
Support and guidance during a family member's open-heart surgery or transplantation.
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