Structural heart disease is a defect or abnormality present in the heart valves or chambers that were either present at birth (congenital) or acquired later in life. Atlantic Health System Heart Care offers innovative treatments for structural heart disease, including minimally invasive and robotic surgeries that minimize scarring, reduce recovery time and improve outcomes. We offer treatment options for the following conditions:
Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center is the only facility in New Jersey to offer the groundbreaking, minimally invasive CoreValve, a transcatheter valve implant for patients with severe aortic valve stenosis and MitraClip surgery for patients with severe mitral valve leakage.
Our state-of-the-art facility features two specially designed hybrid operating suites that can be used for both complex catheter procedures and conventional open-heart and vascular surgical procedures. Minimally invasive surgery enables patients to undergo advanced cardiovascular repair procedures with as little as one overnight stay; occasionally patients may even be ready to leave the hospital the same day.
We have pioneered advanced techniques, such as minimally invasive surgery for atrial septal heart defects. Our world-renowned team of cardiac specialists uses a wide range of innovative devices to replace failing heart valves, which can offer patients the best option for success.