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Heart and Valve Surgery

Cardiovascular Surgery

As a leading provider of cardiovascular services, the hospitals of Community Healthcare System offers open heart and valve surgeries performed by highly experienced heart surgeons who have expertise in heart valve repair and replacement, open heart surgery and high risk cardiac surgery. Our dedicated team consists of specially trained surgeons, anesthesiologists, perfusionists and surgical support staff.

Community Hospital and St. Mary Medical Center offer an Advanced Heart & Vascular Institute, specializing in the complete evaluation and treatment options for patients diagnosed with heart valve disease. Additionally, both hospitals offer Northwest Indiana’s only Structural Heart Valve Clinics to diagnose and treat patients with complex valve conditions locally rather than traveling out of the area to university medical center settings.

Heart, valve and vascular surgeries include:

  • On Pump and Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Endoscopic Vein Harvest
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Aortic Valve Replacement – Mechanical, Tissue, Human
  • Mitral Valve Reconstruction and Annuloplasty Ring
    • Mechanical and Tissue Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Reconstruction
    • Mechanical and Tissue Valve Replacement
  • Adult Congenital Heart Defect Surgery
  • Arrhythmia Correction Procedures 
    • Epicor and Cox MAZE
  • Thoracic Aneurysm Surgery
  • All Aspects of Thoracic Surgery
    • Lung Resection
    • Diagnostic Biopsy
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Chest Wall Infections
  • PleurX catheter 
  • Vascular Surgery
    • Carotid Endarterectomy
    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm – open and endovascular
    • Lower Extremity Revascularization (Bypass)

Visit our physician profile pages for a list of cardiovascular surgeons or call our free physician referral line at 219-836-3477 or 866-836-3477.