Baptist Health Paducah Heart Valve Clinic

The Heart Valve Program at Baptist Paducah Hospital includes a multi-specialty team composed of interventional cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, cardiac anesthesiologists, a cardiac imaging specialist, and nurses committed using the best therapies to treat our patients. Heart valve disease can often be complex and may involve other comorbid conditions or concerns, which makes each patient situation unique. Our main goal is returning individuals back to a more fulfilling life. 


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Transforming Aortic Valve Care with TAVR

As the regions only American College of Cardiology Certified Transcatheter Valve Therapy Center and Heart Center of Excellence, Baptist Health Paducah prides its self on provide comprehensive cardiac valve care with a commitment to top quality, extensive experience, and convenience. 

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Meet Our Heart Valve Specialists

Baptist Health Paducah Heart Valve Clinic has assembled a special team of heart valve specialists that are committed to getting patients the best results. Our team consists of many leading surgeons and cardiologists that you can learn more about by clicking the links below:

Our Patients Say

"It’s very important to me that I started three miles down the road from my house, with a Baptist Health facility, and then ended with a Baptist Health surgeon fixing my mitral valve. If I had traveled ... Read more.

"Dr. Ward and team were great. I wish God would make more of him (Dr. Ward). When we first met him, he sat down with us and he drew pictures and everything. He explained everything. He made me feel good. He ... Read more.

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Kristin Kirby, RN

Hi, my name is Kristin Kirby, RN and I am the heart valve clinic coordinator for Baptist Health Paducah Heart Valve Clinic.

I have been been with Baptist Health Paducah since 2003 in a couple of roles, but my favorite role so far is the Heart Coordinator. I started this position five years ago when we launched our program. My roles and responsibilities are patient education, documentation, scheduling and assisting patients through the work-up process.

I really focus on patient education during our patients’ first visit to our ... Read more.

Clinical References For Our Patients

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