Cardiac Surgery Program


The Institute's surgical program provides two specially staffed designed and equipped operating suites, a 10-bed Cardiac Surgical Recovery Unit, a 36-bed Surgical Step-down Unit designed for the special needs of the open heart patient, and a 40-bed Progressive Care Unit.


In 1989, The Heart Institute at Blake Medical Center performed our first open-heart procedure and since then we have performed over 5,000 open-heart procedures including:

  • Coronary-Artery Bypass
  • Heart Valve Repair/Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
    • Off Pump
    • Mid CABG
    • Pericardial Windo
  • HIFU Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Congenital Heart Defect Repair (Adult)
  • Left Ventricular Assist Device Implant
  • Automatic Implantable Defibrillators
  • State-of-the-Art Perfusion Equipment
  • Platelet Sequestration and Vacuum Assist Perfusion (Heart/Lung Machine Bypass)
  • Thoracic Abdominal Aneurism Repair

For more information about heart care at Blake Medical Center, please contact us at (941) 798-2121

Our patients have access to an experienced team of physicians, nurses, clinicians and rehabilitation specialists.
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