Heart Care

Open Heart Surgery

Open Heart SurgeryThe ARH Heart Institute at Hazard ARH is proud to partner with the University of Kentucky for Cardiothoracic Surgery Services. With a commitment to compassionate patient care which is reflected through excellent surgery outcomes, highly trained physicians and supportive staff achieve the mission of providing the best care for all of our patients. We offer specific clinical programs and expertise in all areas of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery.

The cardiac surgery section provides expert care for major aortic surgery, coronary bypass, beating heart cardiac operations, arrhythmia surgery (the MAZE operation) and minimally invasive techniques including robotic surgery. The ARH Heart Institute, with the assistance of our partner UK Healthcare, also provides specialized care for heart failure patients including cardiac assist devices, ventricular restorative procedures, and heart transplantation.

The thoracic surgery section offers specialized treatment of both benign and malignant diseases of the chest.