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Cardiac Surgery


Cardiac patients do not need to travel out of town for their care – most procedures are available right here at Dominican Hospital. 

Nationally Recognized Care

Dominican Hospital has received a three-star rating for the quality of its coronary artery bypass surgery from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), the highest designation possible.

Under the leadership of medical director, Dr. Bilal Shafi from Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF), a skilled cardiac surgical team is available at Dominican Hospital around-the-clock. Our dedicated cardiac surgery suite and two cardiac catheterization labs ensure that emergency, as well as routine procedures, can always be accommodated. At Dominican, Palo Alto Medical Foundation physicians provide expert cardiac surgery services.

Procedures Dominican Hospital performs:

  • Aneurysm procedures
  • Aortic repairs and dissections
  • Chest or lung procedures
  • Coronary bypass surgery
  • Open-heart surgery
  • Valve repairs and replacements, including TAVR
  • Minimally invasive vascular surgery with the daVinci Xi Robot  

Learn More About Cardiac Surgery

To learn more about our services and how we can help, please call us at 831.462.7707. To find a doctor who specialized in cardiac surgery, visit our online Find a Doctor tool.

For additional information about cardiac surgery, please refer to The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.