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

In 2022, U.S. News & World Report ranked CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center 30th in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery.

In 2018, our program received the top rating from Consumer Reports for open heart surgery, which includes heart bypass and aortic valve replacement. CentraCare earned the highest rating in both areas, becoming the only hospital in the Midwest to earn top scores in both categories. The 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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