Heart and Thoracic Surgery

Quality Matters

Since 1988, thousands of Minnesotans have received unparalleled care from heart surgeons at CentraCare’s Heart & Vascular Center, allowing them to get back to normal activities quickly with a more healthy heart.

Why Choose CentraCare For Your Heart Surgery?

Quality Outcomes

Official 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital(TM) logoIn 2023,Fortune/PINC AI™ named St. Cloud Hospital a Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital™, giving five stars to our CABG program. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report has recognized our program as being high performing in “Cardiology, Heart & Vascular Surgery.”

In its last review of open heart surgery programs, Consumer Reports gave us the top rating for heart bypass and aortic valve replacement. We are the only hospital in the Midwest to earn top scores in both categories. Our program was one of only 18 hospitals nationwide to earn this distinction.

Range of Services

Our heart program covers a range of services, including:

  • Surgical consultation
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG)
  • Valve repair and replacement
  • Thoracic aneurysm repair

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Featured Patient Story

Bryant B's Story Heart & Thoracic Surgery Patient Story
"Running a half marathon is challenging. Running it after experiencing a near-fatal heart condition and being placed on a heart transplant list is a whole different story."
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