St. Louis’ most trusted and innovative heart team.
Your heart will beat 2.5 billion times during your lifetime so, doesn’t it deserve the most progressive care from the most experienced heart team in the region? SSM Health Heart & Vascular Care has more specialists in more locations caring for hearts like yours. This team includes leading cardiologists, electrophysiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons – all providing the most inpatient heart care in the area. And we're the only provider in St. Louis that performs advanced robotic heart valve repair surgery and minimally invasive heart bypass surgery.
Innovative techniques. Trusted experts. That’s SSM Health.
Some treatable valvular and heart failure conditions include:
- Valvular stenosis
- Valvular insufficiency
- Congenital valve disease
- Bicuspid aortic valve disease
- Acquired valve disease
- Rheumatic fever
- Mitral valve prolapse
Other causes of valve disease include: coronary artery disease, heart attack, cardiomyopathy (heart muscle disease), syphilis (a sexually transmitted disease), high blood pressure, aortic aneurysms and connective tissue diseases.
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Have a Heart Valve Diagnosis?
If you've been diagnosed with a heart valve issue and have even been prescribed surgery, you may want to check your options with our second opinion program for folks with heart valve problems. Get a second opinion appointment »
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Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is when the heart's two small upper chambers (the atria) quiver instead of beating. Get more information on symptoms, risks and treatment options in the "Understanding Atrial Fibrillation" guide. Download guide »