Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health

Through our Heart & Vascular Institute, Central Pennsylvanians have access to nationally recognized cardiovascular care close to home. We offer world-class heart and vascular care in our comprehensive vascular surgery program. The dedicated team at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health has extensive training and experience in a wide range of vascular surgery and other treatments. We can help people with all types of vascular disease live healthy, active lives. 


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Advancing Cardiac Care for Heart Valve Patients

Our state-of-the-art hybrid operating room (OR) at Lancaster General Hospital is one of only a few available in the Lancaster region. It combines the capabilities of a heart catheterization lab with a heart surgery operating room. It offers new options for people who need complex cardiovascular surgeries. In our hybrid OR, cardiologists, vascular surgeons and cardiac surgeons to work side by side. They perform procedures that require both surgical and interventional cardiology expertise. This setup also makes it possible to change from a minimally invasive procedure to an open procedure without having to move you.

We offer the full breadth of cardiovascular surgeries, including complex procedures.

  • Aortic surgery, including the TEVAR procedure 
  • CABG (coronary artery bypass surgery)
  • Heart ablation
  • Maze procedure to treat atrial fibrillation 
  • Robotic surgery
  • Septal myectomy for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy]

We also have unique programs and clinics designed to treat all forms of cardiac conditions including:

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Meet Our Heart Valve Specialists

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health 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:

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