Heart and Vascular Care at Sharp Memorial Hospital

Mark Griffin
After lifesaving heart surgery at Sharp Memorial Hospital, Mark is back to normal and happily raising his family.

The Cardiothoracic and Vascular Institute at Sharp Memorial Hospital — experts in heart, thoracic and vascular care.

If you or someone you love suffers from heart (cardiac) or vascular disease, Sharp Memorial Hospital’s Cardiothoracic and Vascular Institute offers state-of-the-art technology and a full range of services to help you live a longer, healthier life. Learn more about our commitment to providing the highest quality care.

Why Choose Sharp Memorial's Heart and Vascular Care?

  • Our experienced team of surgeons complete more than 100 mitral valve heart repairs a year
  • Our mechanical support team offers state-of-the art mechanical support for patients experiencing heart failure
  • Ranked 25th in Consumers Digest list of "50 Exceptional US Hospitals"
  • Received the American Heart Association Gold Performance Achievement Award in 2007, 2008 and 2009 for use of evidence-based guidelines for heart attack care
  • Recognized by The Joint Commission in 2008 as performing better than hospitals in San Diego and the nation in using evidence-based medicine when providing heart attack care
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital is widely recognized as one of the best hospitals in San Diego for the treatment of congestive heart failure
  • The cardiologists affiliated with Sharp Memorial Hospital are experts in their field, mentoring and advising cardiologists on complex cases all over the world
  • Through our Rapid Recovery Program, we're helping patients experience the least amount of pain and recover as quickly as possible after heart surgery

Heart and Vascular Programs and Services

Sharp Memorial Hospital's Heart and Vascular program provides a full range of customized care for patients. Services include:

Heart Programs

Vascular Programs

  • Aneurysm repair, surgical and endovascular
  • Carotid angioplasty and stent placement
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Education and screenings
  • Peripheral angioplasty and stent placement
  • Renal angioplasty and stent placement


Sharp Memorial's Heart and Vascular Team

Sharp Memorial's heart and vascular program is led by a team of board-certified medical directors who ensure patients and their families receive the best care possible.

Heart and Vascular Care Location

Sharp Memorial Hospital
7901 Frost St.
San Diego, CA 92123
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For More Heart and Vascular Information

To learn more about heart and vascular services at Sharp, visit Heart and Vascular Care. To find a Sharp-affiliated doctor, search for a San Diego cardiologist or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.