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Heart/Thoracic Surgery

For more information about our heart and vascular services, call 320-656-7020.

Since 1988, thousands of people in Minnesota have benefited from the heart surgery program at CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center. Our three surgeons perform more than 769 heart-related surgeries each year.

Why choose us for your heart surgery?

Quality Outcomes

In 2017, our program received the top rating by Consumer Reports for open heart surgery, which includes heart bypass and aortic valve replacement, the only hospital in Minnesota and one of only 17 hospitals nationwide to receive this recognition. We also were recognized in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report as a hospital with strong ratings in heart bypass surgery and aortic valve surgery.

Range of Services

Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Surgical consultation
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG)
  • Valve repair and replacement
  • Transmyocardial revascularization

Follow-Up Care

CentraCare Heart &Vascular Center opened a new nine-bed Cardiovascular Thoracic Unit in 2012. This unit cares for post-open heart surgery patients after they leave the Intensive Care Unit.

Heart Surgery Providers