Cardiac Surgery Boston
For cardiac surgery, Boston area patients receive world-class care at North Shore Medical Center.
Patients on Boston's North Shore who require cardiac surgery receive world-class care at North Shore Medical Center. The NSMC Heart Center's comprehensive program is the only one of its kind in the North Shore region, providing integrated cardiac services, including angioplasty and advanced cardiac surgery. It also offers state-of-the-art heart examinations, NSMC's cardiac surgery practice is widely recognized for its quality, and has received three stars in three consecutive years from the Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center in partnership with the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
- Angioplasty. This procedure is the fastest way to open blocked arteries in patients experiencing a heart attack.
- Cardiac exams. The NSMC Heart Center offers a variety of cardiac evaluation services that give cardiologists and cardiac surgeons a thorough understanding of a patient's heart function.
- Cardiac surgery. NSMC offers comprehensive surgical treatment, including operations for heart failure, valve surgery, coronary artery bypass surgery and grafting, repair of congenital heart defects, and other cardiac procedures.
- Cardiac rehabilitation. This physician-supervised program provides comprehensive education, exercise and behavioral and nutritional counseling for patients who have recently had a heart attack or cardiac treatment.
- Catheterization. Providing state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatment in angioplasty, stenting, atherectomy and clot extraction.
- Electrophysiology. This procedure diagnoses and treats irregular heart rhythm conditions.
- Cardiovascular risk reduction. This 13-week program educates, motivates and guides patients to make optimal choices to prevent the development and progression of heart disease.
- Patient and family support services. These programs and support groups help patients and their families make healthy lifestyle choices.
Cardiac treatment and surgery in collaboration with Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital.
The NSMC Heart Center has partnered with Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston to offer patients the highest quality of cardiac care in the North Shore region. Cardiologists and cardio vascular surgeons from both institutions work collaboratively to offer patients clinical care that is unsurpassed in quality.
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