Cardiac Surgery

The cardiac surgeons at Bridgeport Hospital perform the full spectrum of open-heart operations for adults.

Team members include experienced and award-winning Yale Medicine cardiac surgeons, skilled anesthesiologists, nurses, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. Our depth and breadth of experience allows us to perform a wide variety of complex operations, such as valve repairs, aortic aneurysm surgery, combined coronary and valve operation as well as reoperative heart surgery. We offer advanced procedures including minimally invasive mitral valve repair, minimally invasive cardiac operations, hybrid revascularization, off-pump coronary artery bypass, surgical ablation (maze procedure) for atrial fibrillation and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). Patients can rest assured that they are receiving the most advanced treatment possible from among the most experienced surgeons in the country. Among conditions treated and operations/treatments performed at Bridgeport Hospital are:

Conditions

  • Aortic valve stenosis and regurgitation
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart failure
  • Mitral valve prolapse and regurgitation
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysms

Operations/Treatments

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
  • Heart transplantation
  • Hybrid revascularization
  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
  • Minimally invasive mitral valve repair
  • Mitral valve surgery
  • Robotic minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Treatment for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)
  • Valve repair and replacement

Heart Transplantation Services

If you or a loved one is a candidate for a heart transplant, we encourage you to contact our expert colleagues at Yale New Haven Hospital. For further information regarding the Yale New Haven Transplantation Center, please click here.