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Upstate Cardiac Surgery - About Your Surgery

About Cardiac Surgery

If your heart condition or cardiac disease requires a surgical repair, our surgeons take a multidisciplinary approach to performing a wide variety of cardiac surgical procedures, including minimally invasive cardiac procedures.

Our multidisciplinary expert team of surgeons, medical and interventional cardiologists, anesthesiologists, perfusionists, technologists, nurses, rehabilitation professionals and dedicated patient navigators work to diagnose your condition and provide the most personalized treatment plan. Within this network of dedicated professionals, our team approach improves communication and personalization of your care, including any needed tests and procedures, even if you have multiple medical issues.

Being an academic medical center, Upstate is on the leading edge in both surgical knowledge and technology. Using state of the art technology can offer surgeons an unparalleled level of precision, for less risk, fewer complications, less pain and shorter recovery time so you can get back to doing what you love.

As a result, we are able to offer a wide variety of cardiac surgical procedures including:

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)
  • Cardiac Stenting
  • Aortic, Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Repair
  • TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement)
  • Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Atrial Fibrillation

Upstate is committed to providing the best and most advanced, comprehensive cardiac care, including access to national clinical research studies. Clinical trials are research studies that people volunteer to join to evaluate new drugs, devices, or procedures. New, more effective, treatments are developed as a result of people having participated in clinical trials.

Once discharged, you can be referred to an Upstate cardiologist or for cardiac rehab, when needed. As the region’s only academic medical center, Upstate is bringing our hearts and minds together for you.