Heart and Vascular Care
Mechanical Circulatory Support
Heart support systems in San Diego.
Since 1987, more than 900 patients have been supported with mechanical circulatory support systems at Sharp HealthCare. Mechanical circulatory support systems are devices that keep the heart functioning in patients with life-threatening heart disease. Mechanical assist devices can be used to help a heart become stronger, as a temporary support tool until a patient can receive a heart transplant or as a permanent treatment.
Why choose us?
- Active participation in clinical trials, enabling many devices to receive FDA approval and be used more safely and effectively
- Comprehensive onsite heart rehabilitation program
- Nationally recognized clinical researchers and authors covering issues relating to artificial heart pumps
- Sharp Memorial Hospital has advanced certification in ventricular assist devices from The Joint Commission
Choose the best doctor in San Diego for you.
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"The Sharp Experience is the human touch - the ability to connect with another human being."
"My goals are to advocate for the patient and to prevent cardiac emergencies by practicing preventive medicine."
""The secret of caring for the patient is to care for the patient." — William Osler"
"Building trust is the key to helping a patient make the correct informed decision."
"I make sure my patients are supported and informed to lead healthy, productive lives."
"The Sharp Experience for me is about keeping people healthy so they can do what they love and enjoy a fulfilling life."
"The Sharp Experience signifies a collaborative environment committed to patient-centered care."