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Sharp's heart and vascular program covers diagnostic and prevention services, plus medical treatment and support options.
Sharp HealthCare is a leading provider of heart (cardiac) and vascular care and surgery in San Diego County, providing the full range of heart and vascular diagnostic, treatment, rehabilitation and support services.
Sharp has a long history of pioneering new cardiac technologies and procedures in San Diego — including the first cardiac catheterization, first open-heart surgery, first heart transplant, first minimally invasive heart surgery and much more. Sharp is known regionally and worldwide as a leading cardiac care provider.
|Thomas's Cardiac Explant Patient Story
Just one year after implantation, Thomas underwent a rare surgery to remove the implantable heart pump — a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) that kept him alive for more than a year. Read patient stories by Thomas and others now.