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Heart & Vascular Surgery

Aortic SurgeryWhen you need surgery to treat a condition affecting your heart or blood vessels, choose Cone Health for skilled specialists, a compassionate care team and outcomes that exceed national averages.

Top-Rated Care, Excellent Outcomes

Trust Cone Health for safe, high-quality surgery services for your heart or vascular condition. Our Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital received:

  • Three stars—the highest rating—from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for coronary arterial bypass graft, aortic valve replacement and a combination of the two; only 1 percent of cardiac surgery centers achieve the highest rating in all three categories
  • Healthgrades’® America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ in recognition of superior outcomes for several cardiovascular treatments, including coronary interventional procedures, heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Heart Surgeries at Cone Health

Take advantage of our extensive experience with these commonly performed heart surgeries and procedures:

Learn about Cone Health Medical Group’s cardiac and thoracic surgery services.

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Whenever possible, your cardiac surgeon uses minimally invasive techniques to treat your condition. That means you benefit from:

  • Smaller and less visible scars
  • Less pain
  • Decreased blood loss
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Quicker recovery

Vascular Surgeries at Cone Health

You’ll benefit from our experience with these commonly performed vascular surgeries and procedures:

  • Angioplasty and stenting
  • Aortic aneurysm repair
  • Aortic dissection repair
  • Artery reconstruction
  • Carotid artery surgery

Learn about Cone Health Medical Group’s vascular and vein care services.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Start working toward rebuilding strength and range-of-motion after heart surgery with inpatient (phase 1) cardiac rehabilitation at Cone Health. You’ll work closely with a physical therapist to safely and gradually increase your activity, starting with sitting up in bed and progressing to short walks around your hospital room or down the hall.

After returning home, continue your recovery with outpatient cardiac rehabilitation at Cone Health.

Meet Tonya Moore

Tonya Moore was a 36-year-old mother of two with no family history of heart disease when she had a heart attack. Now, thanks to a battery-powered-pump (VAD) attached to her heart, Tonya is full of life again.

Read Tonya's Story

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