Carolinas HealthCare System
Heart Care

Open Heart Surgery

Top-Rated Cardiothoracic Surgery Program

Triple Bypass Patient Robert Wansker
Meet triple bypass patient Robert Wansker.

The open heart surgery program at Carolinas HealthCare System’s Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute was nationally recognized by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), receiving a three out of three star ranking for outcomes in coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). In the analysis of the July 2010 to June 2011 STS data, the program's outcomes are ranked in the top 15 percent in the nation with adherence to a comprehensive rating system developed by the STS.

Cutting-Edge Procedures

We offer the full complement of surgical procedures, from traditional open heart surgery to the latest minimally invasive techniques and video-assisted procedures.

learn more about heart bypass surgery

Watch the video to learn more about heart bypass surgery.

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