Cardiovascular Surgeon's Clinic

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Location

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​ Norman Urquhart (NU) Building​ - 6th Floor​​​​​
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Hours & Contact

Patient referrals are made through the offices of ​ individual surgeons. Clinic hours vary depending on the surgeon’s availability. ​


What We Do

The Peter Munk Cardiac Centre has seven cardiac surgeons on staff who have extensive experience in cardiac surgery.

Cardiac Surgeons specialize in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of heart disorders. Our patients' operations can often be very difficult to do, and we're a major referral centre for patients across the province and the country. As well, we see international patients who need complex cardiovascular surgery.

 Health Information

​The Patient & Family Education Program at UHN offers valuable resources to help you understand your condition.​

Resources from the Patient & Family Education Program PDF Icon

* These material(s) are also available in other languages.

More information on cardiac and heart Health:


Visit our health information section.​​​​​

HAVING SURGERY?

Our team performs some of the most complex surgeries in Canada. Find out how to prepare and what to expect during and after your hospital stay by reading Your Heart Surgery​ guide.


 Treatments

Our health care team has the expertise to treat adults with:

  • Congenital Heart Conditions
  • Coronary Artery Disease requiring Heart Bypass Surgery (also known as open heart surgery)
  • End Stage Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Valve Conditions (i.e. Valve Repair, Reconstruction or Replacement)
  • LVAD Implantation
  • Thoracic Aneurysms

 

 Did you know….UHN

  • Is one of the major heart transplant centres in Canada, performing more than 20 heart transplants yearly
  • Was the 1st to clinically use Heparin, a blood thinner for open heart surgery
  • Led the development of the 1st heart pacemaker
  • Developed the 1st successful heart valve transplant
  • Is the 1st hospital to perform ventricular volume reduction, a surgical procedure to reduce enlarged hearts for those suffering congestive heart failure

 

 For Your Heart Surgery

​​​​​​Watch these videos to help you get ready for and recover after your heart surgery:

Preparing for Heart Surgery

 
Recovering from Heart Surgery

 Heart Surgery

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