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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"I pride myself on good communication and truly enjoy spending time with my patients."
""The secret of caring for the patient is to care for the patient." — William Osler"
"The Sharp Experience is the human touch - the ability to connect with another human being."
"I care for the complexities of the heart with compassion, understanding and the trained hands of experience."