Heart Clinical Programs & Services

For heart diseases and disorders related to structural defects, muscular problems, blood flow, abnormal heart rhythms and much more, Cedars-Sinai offers the most effective and comprehensive heart diagnosis, treatment and management options. The Smidt Heart Institute includes a broad range of programs with leading expertise in all cardiac subspecialties. Our cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, diagnostic imaging technicians and subspecialty nurses work together to offer the full spectrum of care to make sure you achieve the best possible outcomes, relying on minimally invasive techniques whenever possible.

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The Advanced Heart Disease Center encompasses Heart Failure, Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support with a patient-focused and integrated team approach. 

The Heart Failure program at the Smidt Heart Institute offers a team approach and holistic treatment for patients coping with advanced heart failure and cardiomyopathy.

For each of the past several years, Cedars-Sinai has led the nation in the number of adult heart transplants completed. The program offers advanced options in cardiac support devices, surgical techniques and anti-rejection technologies.

Mechanical circulatory support offers lifesaving cardiac technology, including left and right ventricular assist devices and Total Artificial Heart. These advanced devices can be a bridge to a transplant or a permanent treatment.

The interventional cardiologists and surgeons at the Smidt Heart Institute have performed more percutaneous mitral valve repairs and aortic valve replacements than any other U.S. medical center.

Aortic disease specialists have extensive experience in performing the most advanced surgical techniques and procedures. They diagnose and treat the full range of diseases that affect the aorta and branch arteries.

We are among the nation’s leading cardiac amyloidosis centers that offers a full range of tests and treatments, including a robust clinical trial program, to provide life-saving care.

Cardiac rehabilitation at the Smidt Heart Institute gives patients with heart conditions tools to improve their health, including individually tailored exercise programs monitored by cardiology professionals.

Smidt Heart Institute cardiothoracic surgeons specialize in treating high-risk patients with complex conditions, specifically those with low ejection fraction and multiple previous operations.

The highly specialized cardio-oncology clinic is dedicated to the heart health of cancer survivors and patients undergoing cancer treatment.

Patients with congenital heart disease receive the most sophisticated treatment available, including advances in nonsurgical techniques. The program treats patients from birth through adolescence, and for the entire course of their adult lives.

Electrophysiologists at Cedars-Sinai combine dedication to research with excellent patient care, working to discover new tools to predict life-threatening arrhythmias and technologic advancements to provide safety to our procedures.

Cardiology patients—fetal, pediatric and adult—receive the care and evaluations they need to stay healthy and prevent, reduce or reverse damage to their hearts.

This multidisciplinary program at the Smidt Heart Institute provides genetic counseling, personalized care and support to patients and families with hereditary heart conditions.

With expertise in treating the most complex cases, hypertension specialists offer testing, consultation, and surgical and nonsurgical treatment options for patients who have severe, uncontrolled or unexplained hypertension.

Interventional cardiologists perform a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for coronary artery disease, arteriosclerosis, heart muscle function and heart valve dysfunction

The Post COVID-19 Cardiology Program at Cedars-Sinai provides state-of-the-art evaluation of COVID-19 survivors with known or suspected cardiac complications.

Pulmonologists and cardiologists collaborate to accurately diagnose—and successfully treat—common and complex forms of pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary vascular disease, participating in worldwide clinical trials to develop medical breakthroughs and transform treatments

Regenerative medicine specialists offer consultations for patients with heart and vascular disease who may be eligible to participate in a clinical trial focused on cardiac stem cell therapy.

The Smidt Heart Institute plays a leading role in identifying female-pattern heart disease, developing new diagnostic tools and advancing specialized care for women. 

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An experienced team of surgeons, pulmonologists, diagnostic imaging specialists and specially trained transplant nurses provide leading edge care for patients who can benefit from lung transplantation.

With close ties to both the Lung Institute and the Smidt Heart Institute, the Pulmonary Vascular Program offers patients the most advanced diagnostic techniques and specialized care for pulmonary vascular disease.

Researchers at the Smidt Heart Institute seek to understand the causes of, and develop therapeutics to treat, complex diseases of the heart.

The Vascular Surgery Program expertly diagnoses and manages all arterial and venous disorders, and is nationally recognized for successfully treating carotid stenoses, aortic aneurysms and lower extremity circulatory problems.