About Dr. Robert Smith II, Heart Surgeon
Greetings! I'm Dr. Robert Smith II, a cardiac surgeon who graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center in 2000. Throughout my career, I've successfully performed around 3,000 cardiac surgeries, with a focus on heart valve procedures, totaling 2,000 cases. Currently, I primarily operate at Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital in Plano.
When it comes to patient care, my expertise lies in the treatment of heart valve disease. I find great satisfaction in helping patients overcome their structural issues as it offers them significant improvements in their quality of life.
One of my key strengths as a surgeon is my commitment to spending time with patients. By doing so, I am able to develop personalized and patient-centered care plans. I believe that involving patients in the decision-making process is crucial for their overall well-being and successful treatment outcomes.
- Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair including robotic surgery
- Aortic Valve Replacement
- Tricuspid Valve Repair
In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:
- Transcatheter mitral and tricuspid interventions
- Pathobiology of mitral valve prolapsed disease
- Blood Conservation