When other measures for treating serious heart conditions have been exhausted, surgery may be required. Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center was one of Chicago's first hospitals to perform open heart surgery - one of many surgical advancements we've helped pioneer. Our highly skilled and experienced surgeons continue to advance our reputation in cardiovascular surgery, performing a wide variety of surgical procedures, including:
When surgery is required, trust your heart to the experts at Illinois Masonic Medical Center.
Learn more about heart surgery at our online Health Encyclopedia.