Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac Surgery

Good Samaritan Hospital's cardiac surgery program enjoys a sterling reputation, excelling in high-risk cases and transfusion-free techniques. Surgeons with superb skills and well-coordinated teams have resulted in outstanding outcomes enhancing the lives of more than 10,000 patients.

Surgeons practicing at Good Samaritan Hospital, bring some of the highest levels of expertise to the most complex adult cases. Surgical teams at Good Samaritan have pioneered techniques in mitral valve repair and established ways to deal safely with patients with poor ventricular function. Protocols established here for rapid and sustained recovery after cardiac surgery have been adopted worldwide.

An exceptional team supports patients through pre-surgical, surgical and post-operative care. Other members of the team include critical care nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, perfusionists, nurse coordinators and other professionals.

Cardiac Surgery is served by the Acute Myocardial Intervention (AMI) Transport program, which brings critically ill heart patients in need of cardiac interventions safely to Good Samaritan Hospital.

For more information, call (213) 977-2214. For a physician referral, call 1-800-GS-CARES.