Rush Center for Adult Structural Heart Disease

Physicians at the Rush Structural Heart Disease Center offer the full range of treatment options for all types of valve disease in adults, including mitral valve prolapse, pulmonary stenosis and aortic valve stenosis.

At the center, each patient meets with a team of specialists — including an interventional cardiologist and a cardiac surgeon — at the same time. Drawing on their many years of experience, these specialists develop an individualized treatment plan and present it to the patient on the same day.

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Advancing Heart Valve Therapy With New Technology

The heart valve team at the Rush Structural Heart Disease Center is committed to providing coordinated, comprehensive care for their patients. We have been leaders in clinical trials to bring innovative and minimally invasive treatments to our patients, including transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and artificial heart valves such as the Edwards SAPIEN transcatheter valve.

We continue to participate in clinical research aimed at helping people with heart valve disease lead longer, fuller lives.

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Our Patients Say

I had rheumatic fever when I was 15 years old, and recovered very well with only an innocent murmur that was gone by my early 20s. I have led an active, healthy lifestyle, including a daily exercise routine ... Read more.

Have A Question? Call Diane at (312) 945-7252

Diane Weldon

Hi, my name is Diane Weldon, and I am the heart valve clinic coordinator for the Rush Structural Heart Disease Center.

I am responsible for helping coordinate your care and scheduling all necessary medical tests to enable our clinicians to best evaluate your heart valve disorder. I am also responsible for educating patients and family members about valve disease, management and therapy.

Our goal is to answer any questions you may have. So, please call a member of our team with your questions. You can reach us at (312) 945-7252... Read more.

Clinical References For Our Patients

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