Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac Surgery

The Cardiac Surgery Department is responsible for the surgical treatment of heart diseases. If heart surgery is indicated, the cardiologist will refer the patient to the cardiosurgeon.

The Surgery Department is part of Surgery in Ghent and the Heart Centre of Ghent.

Our advantages

  • A Cardiac Surgical Team with extensive expertise and know-how
  • Close cooperation with the cardiologists at Maria Middelares General Hospital

You are in good hands with the experts of our Cardiac Surgical Team. Every year the department performs about 600 heart surgeries.

Our surgeons have extensive expertise and experience and always follow the latest international guidelines. We guarantee optimal quality; our physician-specialists rely on a network of paramedical specialties to offer patient-oriented treatments together.

Cardiac Surgery also deals with the training of assistant physicians and has a strong focus on scientific research. Close and optimal cooperation with the GP is a priority for all our surgeons.

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