Why choose Ochsner Health for cardiothoracic surgery?
The cardiothoracic surgery department of the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute at Ochsner stands alone in Louisiana and the region for the breadth of its offerings and the quality of its expert surgeons. Since our years as early pioneers in cardiothoracic surgery, we have perfected an evidence-based, multidisciplinary team approach. Our patient-centered philosophy means that patients and their families are involved in all our decision processes.
Ochsner is the only center in the region that provides heart transplants, lung transplants and ventricular assist device surgeries. Providing treatment for both children and adults, Ochsner consistently ranks among the highest performing centers in the U.S. for high patient survival and low complication rates. Our surgical suites are equipped with leading-edge technology so our providers can use minimally invasive surgical techniques whenever possible. We also participate in clinical research and offer qualified patients access to clinical trials.