Cardiac surgery services

When you need treatment beyond medication, our cardiothoracic surgeons are here to provide you with the precise and effective surgical care you need. At Lovelace Medical Center’s Heart Hospital of New Mexico, we are equipped with hybrid operating rooms and spaces dedicated specifically to cardiovascular surgical procedures. We are wholly dedicated to the care and keeping of you and your heart’s health. When you need comprehensive heart care with a compassionate and expert touch, our surgeons are here to help.

Our cardiologists are ready to speak with you about your heart's health, and help you make a plan for your long term wellness.

Conditions treated with heart surgery

Whenever possible, we prefer to use noninvasive and minimally invasive treatment methods, but in some cases, open surgery may be the best option for you.

Some conditions that are best treated via cardiothoracic surgical procedures are:

  • Advanced heart failure
  • Aortic aneurysm
  • Aortic dissection
  • Arrhythmias
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart valve prolapse
  • Heart valve regurgitation

If your heart condition is not listed above, we still may be able to help. Schedule an appointment today to speak to one of our cardiothoracic specialists.

Cardiothoracic surgeries we perform

Our doctors provide the following heart surgical treatments:

  • Aortic resection
  • Aortic valve repair
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
  • Cox Maze procedure
  • Left ventricle assisted device (LVAD) placement
  • Mitral valve repair
  • Multi-arterial revascularization
  • Transcatheter aortic valve repair (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid valve repair
  • Valve replacement

Should you require another type of care, our cardiovascular team will ensure you receive the treatments you need to heal and live fully.