Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital is proud to celebrate nearly two decades of providing care to patients with heart valve disease.
For 15 consecutive years, from 2022 to 2023, the cardiology and heart surgery program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital has been ranked as the No. 8 program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. This accomplishment makes us the highest-ranked program in Illinois, a testament to the exceptional care we provide and the outstanding outcomes we achieve for our patients and their families.
Moreover, the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute holds the distinction of being the busiest heart valve surgery program in Illinois. Our expertise lies in advanced diagnostic imaging techniques such as 4D MRI, 3D echocardiography for accurate volume and valve assessments, and strain imaging for a comprehensive assessment of both the right and left ventricles. We offer a range of treatment options, including open surgical procedures and transcatheter interventions, for complex cases involving aortic, mitral, and tricuspid valve diseases.
Please take a moment to watch the video below, which highlights the rich history of cardiovascular care and showcases how Northwestern Memorial Hospital continues to revolutionize the treatment of heart valve disease.
Patients who choose the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute can benefit from highly skilled physicians and comprehensive clinical programs specifically designed to address heart valve conditions and associated atrial fibrillation, including:
- Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
- Transcatheter mitral valve repair (MitraClip)
- Transcatheter tricuspid valve repair
- Atrial fibrillation
- Bicuspid aortic valve (BAV)
- Cardiovascular Bridge Program
- Marfan syndrome and related disorders
- Aortic valve disease
- Mitral valve disease
- Tricuspid valve disease