Every 34 seconds, an American is killed by heart disease. The Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai is driven by colleagues who are committed to studying and conquering this widespread health issue. We are evaluating experimental medicines and ushering in future treatment advancements together.
The Cedars-Sinai team is comprised of prominent cardiac surgeons and interventional cardiologists who specialize in open heart, minimally invasive, and catheter-based therapies to treat illnesses such as aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation
The American Heart Association and the Mitral Foundation awarded The Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai the Mitral Valve Repair Reference Centre Award in 2022. This award honors cardiac centers with a track record of exceptional clinical results as well as a continuing commitment to reporting and measuring.