Top Hospitals for Aortic Valve Replacement

The top hospital for aortic valve replacement, according to U.S. News and World Report, is the Cleveland Clinic. The Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, at the Cleveland Clinic, is one of the largest, most experienced cardiac surgery groups in the world. The other top five heart specialty hospitals are the Mayo Clinic (Minnesota), Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore), Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston), and the Texas Heart Institute (Houston). The more heart valve replacement operations performed at a hospital, the more likely the surgeons there will insert the type of aortic valve deemed safest, new research finds.

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