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 Temple Heart Surgery

If you or someone in your family is considering heart surgery, you want access to surgeons with experience in state-of-the-art techniques. Temple's cardiovascular surgeons are among the most respected, experienced, and technologically sophisticated in Philadelphia and the mid-Atlantic region.

  • We specialize in minimally invasive procedures that allow us to correct heart problems while potentially giving patients the quickest path to recovery.
  • We provide advanced surgical care for patients with coronary artery disease, heart failure, valve problems, aortic disease, arrhythmias and other serious heart conditions.
  • We work closely with other Temple heart specialists and the patient's own physicians to ensure full consideration of all treatment options.

Superior Surgical Care Designed for You

Contemplating heart surgery is already an anxious experience—finding the right doctors should not be. At Temple, we make it easy by offering you experienced and comprehensive heart surgery care. Our physicians have advanced surgical skills and perform hundreds of different types of heart surgeries every year using all the most up-to-date techniques—robotic-assisted, minimally invasive, and open. This means our physicians can always recommend the most appropriate surgery for your situation.

Advanced Technology

At Temple, we are proud of our technology and the growing success of our minimally invasive heart program. Our staff is committed to providing innovative patient care solutions during both surgery and recovery.

Outstanding Patient Care Before, During, and After Heart Surgery

Many patients want to know what to expect during the recovery process. "How long before I can go back to work?" and "When can I see my family after surgery?" are important questions to our patients. That is why our entire heart surgery process is highly coordinated, with built-in support and care at every stage. You will be monitored 24/7 by cardiac intensivists. Your recovery will be managed by your heart surgeon and our large cardiac staff. And our specially trained nurses will provide ongoing monitoring and support. See Treatments for descriptions of the most common heart procedures and ask your surgeon for details on what to expect with your specific surgery.

To schedule an appointment with a Temple Heart Surgeon, click here or call 1-800-TEMPLE MED (1-800-836-7536).


  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

    Temple Heart Surgeons specialize in minimally invasive procedures. Learn More.

  • Heart Surgery Team

    Our heart surgery team is among the most respected and experienced in the mid-Atlantic region. Learn more about the Temple Heart Surgeons.