Heart disease care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, a multidisciplinary team of cardiologists, doctors trained in heart surgery (cardiac surgeons) and other doctors collaborates to evaluate you and provide the most appropriate treatment for your condition.

Having all this expertise in a single place means that your care is discussed among the team, test results are available quickly, appointments are scheduled in coordination and the most highly specialized heart experts in the world are all working together for your health.

Leading-edge treatment

Mayo Clinic surgeons have experience performing cardiovascular and cardiothoracic procedures using the most current management and surgical techniques. Each year, thousands of people undergo cardiovascular and cardiothoracic procedures at Mayo Clinic.

Surgeons have experience and expertise performing minimally invasive heart surgery such as robot-assisted heart surgery, ventricular assist device implantation, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, surgery to treat congenital heart disease in children and adults, heart valve surgery, and many other complex procedures.

Pediatric expertise

Doctors trained in pediatric cardiology and pediatric cardiac surgery treat children with heart disease at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota. Children needing hospitalization receive care at Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota. The hospital includes a cardiovascular unit dedicated to pre- and post-surgical care of children who have heart disease.

Nurses trained in treating children and adolescents with congenital heart disease staff the unit. Child life specialists help you and your child deal with natural fears about illness, medical procedures and hospital care.

Aug. 02, 2017
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