With the most experienced cardiac nurses working alongside skilled cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons, our patients are assured unparalleled precision and care so critical during cardiovascular surgical procedures. The fact that our surgeons, nurses, surgical techs, perfusionist and anesthesiologists have performed so many operations as a team benefits every patient. They are also skilled in handling a wide range of cardiac patient profiles, from pediatrics to geriatrics.
After surgery, our patients are closely monitored in our critical care units, Intensive Care Unit and nursing units. Those hours, and even days, after surgery are sometimes as critical as the procedure itself, which is why our cardiac rehab staff checks up on patients at home after surgery. Our uncompromised commitment to be the best, and our high level of skill, can only be achieved through years of experience and can only be mastered in a team environment.
Lafayette General surgeons perform many cardiothoracic surgical procedures, including: