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
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"The Sharp Experience for me is about keeping people healthy so they can do what they love and enjoy a fulfilling life."
"I provide cutting-edge, compassionate care and treat patients as I would my own family."
"I will deliver the best care in the most efficient way, and strive for happy and satisfied patients."
"My greatest pride is when I see a patient in my office and they tell me they’re doing better than before."
"The Sharp Experience means a great medical community that puts the patient first."
"I deliver excellent and compassionate care to the center of my attention — the patient."
"I am dedicated to providing complete, high quality and personalized medical care for my patients."
"The Sharp Experience means treating people, not patients, and transforming the health care experience for our entire community."