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Cardiovascular Surgery

Cardiovascular surgery, also referred to as cardiac surgery or heart surgery, describes any surgical procedure that involves the heart, or the blood vessels that carry blood to and from the heart. These procedures are common with patients who have heart disease or have had a heart attack, stroke or blood clot—as well as individuals who are at high risk for developing these problems.

While cardiovascular surgery isn’t always necessary to treat heart problems, doctors may recommend it for a variety of reasons, including treating or preventing heart attacks and blood clots, addressing irregular heartbeats, opening blocked or narrowed arteries, repairing congenital heart problems, and fixing damaged or diseased heart valves. Some cardiovascular conditions require open surgery, but many are treated with less invasive techniques that use catheters and robotics.


Cardiovascular surgery patients are cared for by a health care team that includes a primary care doctor, cardiologist, cardiovascular surgeon, anesthesiologist and other specialists. Cardiovascular Surgery department at our hospitals provide a full spectrum of cardiovascular surgical services, including valve replacement, open-heart surgery, minimally invasive surgery, and endovascular and vascular procedures for both adults and children. Heart treatment in Turkey is comparable to the best in the world in terms of technical expertise as well as affordable costs. Our world renowned cardiologists and cardiac surgeons enables to provide our patients with coordinated multi-disciplinary care, high quality clinical outcomes, access to leading edge technology and clinical trials, cost-efficient care, outstanding patient experience, research and innovation, and a holistic approach to patient care. We provide easy access to evaluation and treatment for a full range of cardiovascular conditions, utilizing the latest diagnostic and surgical technology We are pleased to provide immediate access to treatment of cardiovascular disorders at affordable prices. Patients can rest assured that that we will collaborate and explore all treatment options, providing the best care available.

World class care from world-class cardiologists and cardiac surgeons

Our surgeons are among the Turkey’s most successful providers of cardiovascular surgeries. Our cardiologists and cardiac surgeons committed to providing excellent surgical services to our patients. Our surgeons have had between 20 – 40 years’ experience in their field. No matter what type of cardiovascular surgery you may require, you can be confident in their abilities. Our surgeons are experienced in all aspects of cardiovascular surgery.
The surgeons at our hospital work closely with cardiologists, thoracic and vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, intensive care physicians to provide care for our patients that is safe, effective, modern and most minimally-invasive.


Full range of diagnosing and treatment options of cardiovascular disorders are available for our patients During the consultation to determine the most appropriate surgical options for the patients individual situation, our surgeon will provide the information about the planned operation and post-operative care and the recovery process.

Diagnosis of all heart diseases

The results of the below indicated analysis will help to our doctors to diagnose the heart and blood vessel diseases and decide the best surgery for each patient.
Blood tests chest X-ray, ECG (Electrocardiogram), Echocardiography, Doppler echocardiography, Holter monitoring,. Stress test, Cardiac catheterisations, myocardial biopsies, Cardiac CT scan, Cardiac MRI scan

Types of Heart Surgeries

Heart disease treatments vary by condition. Coronary artery disease is one of the most common diseases treated by our cardiovascular surgeons. The most common type of surgery for adults is coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). All kind of surgical approaches are available for our patients including open-heart surgery, off-pump heart surgery, and minimally invasive heart surgery. The surgical approach depends on the patient’s heart problem, general health condition.

The following are the most performed surgical procedures by our expert cardiovascular surgeons;

  • Coronary artery bypass surgery (CAB) and minimally invasive CAB
  • Coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG)
  • Off-Pump Coronary Bypass Graft Surgery (OPCAGB)
  • Endoscopic vein harvesting
  • Aortic aneurysm repair
  • Resection of myxoma
  • Repair of atrial septal defect
  • Repair of ventricular septal defect
  • Mitral valve repair or replacement
  • Aortic valve repair or replacement
  • Mini-maze for atrial fibrillation

Congenital heart diseases

Our expert congenital heart surgeons are specialized to operate babies and children with holes between the heart chambers or abnormal connections within the heart.

  • Atrial septal defects
  • Ventricular septal defects
  • Coarctation of the aorta
  • Hypoplastic heart syndrome
  • Transposition of the great arteries