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The art of innovation. The heart of care.

There’s a reason St. Joseph Health is the Brazos Valley’s recognized leader in cardiovascular medicine. From prevention to recovery, our team of experts provides the full spectrum of cardiovascular services and the highest level of care, guided by our dedicated nurse navigators.

The Brazos Valley’s leader in cardiovascular care

With advanced heart surgery suites and an unmatched team of experts, we offer surgical treatments for even the most complex cases. And when traditional heart surgery isn’t an option, we find new solutions. Here, we’re always striving to maximize our ability to improve patient outcomes and help you get back to what’s most important.

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Treating the most complex cases

We offer advanced treatment for the full spectrum of cardiovascular disease, including the following conditions:

  • Aortic aneurysms
  • Arrhythmias (including atrial fibrillation, or AFib)
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congenital heart diseases
  • Coronary artery disease (CAD)
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart attack*
  • Heart failure
  • Heart valve disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral artery disease (PAD)
  • Peripheral vascular disease (PVD)

*If you’re experiencing symptoms of a heart attack, call 911 immediately.

Minimally invasive cardiovascular procedures

In addition to open-heart surgery, we offer the latest minimally invasive, and transcatheter procedures to treat a variety of cardiovascular ailments. Here are a few examples of our advanced treatments.

Heart valve repair or replacement

  • Mitral valve repair: a procedure that either strengthens the weakened mitral valve with supportive material or reshapes the valve
  • TAVR: a minimally invasive cardiac procedure for patients with aortic valve stenosis who are not eligible for open-heart surgery


Arrhythmia procedures

  • Pacemaker implantation: a procedure to implant advanced pacing technology to restore the heart's normal rhythm
  • Cardiac ablation: a transcatheter procedure that scars the tissue responsible for arrhythmias


Arterial procedures

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG): a heart bypass procedure used to bolster blood flow, usually used to overcome blocked arteries
  • Stent placement and atherectomy: transcatheter methods used to open blocked arteries