What should you look for in a cardiac surgery team? Experience is key, along with a surgical process that unites every team member - in and out of the operating room - in service to the patient. A record of excellence is vital, as is a tireless pursuit of new ideas that can inspire even greater future outcomes.
High Volumes, Top Outcomes - The cardiothoracic surgeons of Rochester Regional Health perform more than 1,200 surgeries each year, making the Sands-Constellation Heart Institute the fourth largest cardiac surgery center in New York State. The more procedures they perform, the sharper their skills become.
The Cleveland Clinic Partnership - For over a decade Rochester General Hospital has been a Cleveland Clinic Heart Surgery Center. This partnership, dedicated to mutual learning and sharing best practices, gives our local providers early access to leading-edge techniques and research: Tomorrow's innovations for today's patients. Learn more
National Reputation - Our program is recognized regionally and nationally for superior performance, including a ranking as the state's top hospital for Major Cardiac Surgery and Heart Attack Treatment by CareChex/Comparion; nine annual designations as a national Top 100 Cardiovascular Hospital by Thomson/Reuters; and a 2010 Top Quality Rating for Cardiac Surgery Performance from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
Highly skilled surgeons
Our cardiothoracic surgical teams are among the most experienced and most highly trained in the country. These talented specialists are committed to providing the very best care, and the helping you or your loved one enjoy a longer, healthier life.
Most heart surgery procedures fall into common categories:
To schedule a consultation, or to learn more about Rochester Regional Health's Sands-Constellation Heart Institute at Rochester General Hospital, call 585.922.5661.
The Sands-Constellation Heart Institute
Rochester General Hospital
1425 Portland Avenue
Rochester, NY 14621