Brandon Regional Hospital's Cardiac Surgery Program treats patients in the Tampa Bay area with disorders of the heart, lungs, aorta, and blood vessels. Our team includes cardiovascular surgeons and vascular surgeons with years of training and expertise in caring for cardiovascular patients. Brandon Regional Hospital performs more than 725 cardiac and vascular surgeries each year, including open heart surgery, using state-of-the art technology, including minimally invasive techniques.

At Brandon Regional Hospital, our patients benefit from experienced physicians who collaborate with specialists in cardiology and electrophysiology to determine the most appropriate care for each person. The team of specialists helps to ensure timely, accurate diagnosis and development of the most appropriate treatment plan in order to provide care to adult patients with cardiovascular diseases in the greater Tampa Bay area.

The cardiovascular surgery staff and dedicated cardiovascular nursing units have training and experience with many conditions and surgical procedures, including:

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