Heart Valve Care at Sharp Memorial Hospital
Specializing in the treatment of heart valve disease.
At Sharp Memorial Hospital, we specialize in the treatment of heart valve disease. Our expert caregivers use advanced technology —including the latest minimally invasive approaches — to perform heart valve repairs and replacements of mitral, aortic and tricuspid valves.
Our expert heart valve care team is here for you.
Our robust team of internationally renowned health care professionals — including cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, nurses and board-certified pulmonologists and intensivists — will care for you before surgery through rehabilitation and recovery.
At Sharp Memorial Hospital, our critical care intensivists are in-house 24 hours a day, ensuring you receive the highest level of care.
Advanced heart valve care you can count on.
At Sharp Memorial, we specialize in advanced cardiac care, including:
- Atrial fibrillation (AFib)
- Heart transplant
- Heart valve disease
- Mechanical circulatory support
Our expert surgeons use the following surgical procedures to treat heart valve disease and AFib, often within the same surgery.
Our surgeons perform more than 100 heart valve repair and replacement surgeries each year, with most receiving heart valve repair surgery. We also offer minimally invasive valve treatments, including:
Learn more about heart valve repair and replacement.
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Sharp Memorial Hospital Heart and Vascular Department
San Diego, CA 92123
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"Our goal is to empower patients to partner with us in their care."
— Dr. Raghava Gollapudi, interventional cardiologist
At Sharp Memorial Hospital, our expert team uses advanced, minimally invasive technology to perform heart valve repairs and replacements of mitral, aortic and tricuspid valves.
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Dr. Hassan Kafri
"The best outcomes result from open communication between the physician and patient."
Dr. Karl Limmer
"I am proud to be able to offer my patients the most advanced minimally invasive surgical treatments."
Dr. Peter Hoagland
"I care for the complexities of the heart with compassion, understanding and the trained hands of experience."
Dr. Hirsch Mehta
"The Sharp Experience for me is about keeping people healthy so they can do what they love and enjoy a fulfilling life."
Dr. Steven Rough
"My greatest pride is when I see a patient in my office and they tell me they’re doing better than before."
Dr. Craig Larson
"The Sharp Experience signifies a collaborative environment committed to patient-centered care."
Dr. Joanne Michelle Gomez-Arnold
"The Sharp Experience means delivering the highest quality of patient-centered care through a team approach, with genuine concern for the needs of each individual."