Heart and Vascular Care
Heart and Vascular Treatment
At Sharp, we believe in working together to help you find the right treatment. That's why our award-winning cardiac and vascular teams provide multidisciplinary care throughout your health care journey.
Your team may consist of cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiovascular surgeons, nurse practitioners, cardiac nurses, electrophysiologists, social workers, dietitians, pharmacists and case managers.
Your treatment plan is developed specifically to your individual needs and may include nonsurgical medical management, minimally invasive (interventional radiology) procedures or surgery.
Learn more about our advanced medical treatment and procedures.
At Sharp, arrhythmias are treated with a full range of nonsurgical, minimally invasive and surgical treatment options. Treatment options include ablation, pulmonary vein isolation (also called atrial fibrillation ablation) and maze surgery. Various disorders can also be controlled with artificial pacemakers or implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Learn more about arrhythmia procedures at Sharp.
Heart and vascular rehabilitation
Our heart and peripheral vascular rehabilitation program guides patients through the process of healing, recovery and rehabilitation. The program aims to help patients return to both their normal lifestyles and normal level of activity. Learn more about cardiac rehabilitation at Sharp.
Heart failure treatment
We provide a full range of customized care for patients with heart failure, including arrhythmia treatment, cardiovascular rehabilitation, drug-eluting coronary stent and bioresorbable stent placement, heart transplant, high-risk coronary bypass, left ventricular assist devices, peripheral ultrafiltration and valve repair and replacement. Learn more about heart failure treatment at Sharp.
Our heart transplant program is recognized as one of the premier programs in Southern California and in the nation. The heart transplant medical team performs both heart transplant and retransplant procedures. Learn more about heart transplant services at Sharp.
Heart valve surgery options
Sharp's Heart Valve Surgery Center specializes in the surgical treatment of heart valve disease. Our surgical team offers minimally invasive valve surgery, maze procedures and aortic valve surgery. Learn more about heart valve surgery at Sharp.
Mechanical circulatory support
We offer nine different types of mechanical circulatory support devices, including intra aortic balloon pump, Impella®, TandemHeart®, HeartMate II®, HeartWare and Thoratec pump. Learn more about mechanical circulatory support services at Sharp.
Surgical and nonsurgical heart procedures
At Sharp, we provide a variety of both surgical and nonsurgical heart procedures, such as interventional cardiology and electrophysiology procedures, minimally invasive procedures and surgical heart procedures. Learn more about surgical and nonsurgical heart procedures at Sharp.
Surgical and nonsurgical vascular procedures
Our vascular treatment program offers minimally invasive procedures, catheter-guided technology and imaging and a variety of surgical procedures for patients with vascular conditions. Learn more about surgical and nonsurgical vascular procedures at Sharp.
Transradial cardiac catheterization
We offer transradial cardiac catheterization as an alternative to the traditional procedure, in which a catheter is inserted through an artery in the groin. With transradial catheterization, the catheter is inserted at the wrist. Learn more about transradial cardiac catheterization at Sharp.
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"I deliver excellent and compassionate care to the center of my attention — the patient."
"The best outcomes result from open communication between the physician and patient."
"The Sharp Experience means treating people, not patients, and transforming the health care experience for our entire community."
"The Sharp Experience means being able to collaborate with other specialists, nursing, and hospital staff to enhance the overall experience during their hospital stay by providing the highest care of the highest quality. "
"I believe in providing quality care in a transparent way through a strong doctor-patient relationship."
"The Sharp Experience signifies a collaborative environment committed to patient-centered care."
"I believe that exceptional patient care stems from mutual trust and open communication."
"I care for the complexities of the heart with compassion, understanding and the trained hands of experience."