McMaster University - Cardiac Surgery - Hamilton
The Division of Cardiac Surgery is located at the Hamilton General site of the Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation. It is a regional program providing adult cardiac surgery to Ontarians in Central South and Northern Ontario. There has been a profound increase in clinical demand, with a resultant doubling in surgical volumes over the past decade.
The Division performs the full spectrum of adult cardiac surgery with the exception of heart transplantation. The Division has developed expertise in the specialized fields of off-pump coronary bypass, minimally invasive coronary bypass, robotic assisted mitral valve surgery, reconstructive surgery of the mitral and aortic valves, complex aortic root reconstruction including Ross and aortic valve-sparing procedures and complex surgery of the aorta.