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Cardiac Surgery

Heart disease, also known as cardiac disease or cardiovascular disease, is the number-one cause of death in the United States. More than 800,000 Americans die each year of heart disease—almost one in three deaths nationwide. Many heart conditions, however, can be treated with cardiac surgery, as well as with lifestyle modifications (such as not smoking and staying active) and with medications.

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock cardiac surgeons see patients at our Manchester and Lebanon locations. Have questions about your heart condition? Call us at (603) 650-7390 to learn how Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Section of Cardiac Surgery can help you.

Our areas of expertise

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The Section of Cardiac Surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) specializes in the surgical treatment of a wide range of cardiac conditions—common as well as rare disorders of the heart, defects present since birth as well as diseases acquired later in life.

Mitral valve repair and bypass surgery are among the procedures in which D-H's cardiac surgeons have particular expertise.

Our commitment to quality

Our patients benefit from the section's participation in national clinical trials and our commitment to rigorously reporting and assessing the outcomes of every procedure we perform.

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