Valve Replacement and Repair

Offering a full range of medical, interventional and surgical treatments for heart valve disease.

Valve Replacement FAQs

Answers to the most common questions about valve replacement.

Patient Experience

What you can expect as a valve patient in the Heart & Vascular Center

Experienced Care for Heart Valve Disease

Brigham and Women's Hospital is a pioneer in valve surgery. The first heart valve surgery was performed here, and we continue to lead the way in developing innovative treatments for patients with even the most challenging and complicated valve conditions. Our team specializes in interventional treatments for patients who do not traditionally qualify for conventional open heart surgery, such as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).

The Heart & Vascular Center is one of the largest in the U.S., treating more than 54,000 patients and performing more than 1,100 procedures annually. Our high volume of experience translates into better outcomes for our patients. We take a team approach to valve treatment, which includes experts in cardiac surgery, interventional cardiology, cardiovascular imaging, radiologists, anesthesiologists, nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists, dietitians, and social workers.

As a patient at the Heart & Vascular Center you can count on:

  • Excellent care for a full range of heart valve conditions, including aortic stenosis, mitral valve, and tricuspid valve
  • The largest and most experienced TAVR program in New England
  • Access to the best in medical technology, including one of the most advanced hybrid operating rooms and our leading-edge Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
  • Access to clinical trials and new innovations in heart valve disease treatment
  • Coordinated care from the No. 9 best hospital for cardiology & heart surgery in the country, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report
  • One of the most advanced noninvasive cardiovascular imaging programs in the country, including echocardiography, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, nuclear cardiology, PET/CT, CT/MRI and ultrasound

Request an Appointment or Get a Second Opinion

To request an appointment, please call 857-307-6048 Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm ET or complete the form to receive a callback.


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