Premier Heart Care, Close to Home

The Sands-Constellation Heart Institute isn’t one place. It’s a network of care – an approach to heart medicine that joins exceptional providers throughout our region in a shared commitment to bring the very best treatments to you and your loved ones. Our teams work together to ensure that the life-saving care you need is never far away.

A regional approach

No matter where you live in Western New York and the Finger Lakes, the Sands-Constellation Heart Institute is ready to assist you. Our cardiology teams are located around the region, giving you easy access to our comprehensive care network. And we work closely with all referring physicians to make sure you or your loved one is quickly connected to the appropriate specialist.

When heart surgery is needed, the Sands-Constellation Heart Institute at Rochester General Hospital is equipped with the latest technology and some of the most skilled cardiac surgeons in the country.

Our heart doctors are among the most experienced in New York State. We performed over 8,000 procedures in 2015, in cases involving a wide array of heart conditions including:

A Cleveland Clinic Heart Surgery Center

There’s always more to learn about the treatment of heart disease. That’s why the Sands-Constellation Heart Institute partners with the Cleveland Clinic, to provide you with local access to the latest research and innovations from the leading cardiac program in the United States.

You can review our Cleveland Clinic Outcomes Report to learn more.

Prevention and rehabilitation

The best treatment for heart disease is to stop it from occurring in the first place. If you’re recovering from a heart condition – or if you just want to avoid one – consider our cardiac rehabilitation programs, which help you achieve your fitness and healthy-living with the supervision of highly trained cardiovascular specialists.