Studies recommend mitral valve repair instead of mitral valve replacement for most patients. Repairs reduce your risks of complications and decrease time spent in the hospital. Yet a study by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons revealed that only 50 percent of isolated mitral valve surgeries done today are repairs. One reason for this is that mitral valve repairs are a more intricate and detailed surgery, and not all surgeons have mastered the technique required for successful outcomes. At Hoag, mitral valve repairs are our specialty.

Contact us and learn why more patients choose Hoag for cardiac surgery than any other facility in Orange County. 

Please Note: Hoag clinicians are following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, and we have strong infection control policies, procedures and systems in place. As recommended by the CDC, our clinicians are screening all patients for fever, respiratory symptoms and travel history within a month prior to symptom onset. Anyone meeting the CDC-established criteria would be isolated and further testing and care will guided by the health department.

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