Structural Heart & Valve Center

Emory Healthcare's comprehensive, cross-functional Structural Heart & Valve Center is a one-stop institution for all types of cardiac valve and defect treatments, from medical management to traditional surgical care. We have full-service locations at at Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown and Saint Joseph’s Hospital.

Emory is on the cutting edge of structural heart treatment and research. Our program was one of the first in the nation to offer transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVRs) as a part of the PARTNER 1 trial. Our Our physicians were instrumental in helping secure U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Edwards Sapien device in 2012 and have completed more than 460 TAVR procedures to date. Further, Emory Healthcare physicians remain deeply involved in the development of additional treatment options for patients with aortic stenosis.

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Multidisciplinary Structural Heart & Valve Team

Our Structural Heart & Valve team is comprised of physicians and healthcare providers from multiple heart and vascular specialties, including Interventional Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiac Imaging. These physicians work together to provide innovative heart treatment solutions and the best possible outcomes for our patients with structural heart diseases and conditions.

The Emory Healthcare structural heart & valve team is composed of physicians and healthcare providers from many cross functional heart and vascular areas including, interventional cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery and cardiac imaging. These physicians work together to provide innovative heart treatment solutions and the best possible outcomes for our patients with structural heart diseases. A sample of the procedures the group performs are:

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