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 best outcomes result from open communication between the physician and patient."
"I deliver excellent and compassionate care to the center of my attention — the patient."
"I will deliver the best care in the most efficient way, and strive for happy and satisfied patients."
"I am dedicated to improving the health of people with cardiovascular disease."
"I make sure my patients are supported and informed to lead healthy, productive lives."
"Building trust is the key to helping a patient make the correct informed decision."