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Valve Disorders Center – Fort Worth

Valve Disorders Center at Fort Worth

The Valve Disorders Center, a part of Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Fort Worth provides comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for patients with any type of structural heart disease. A multi-disciplinary team of interventional cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and imaging specialists on the medical staff combine with a specialized nursing team in the treatment of aortic and mitral valve disease.

New for aortic stenosis patients who have been designated as low-risk for open heart surgery, the less invasive TAVR procedure is now approved by the FDA.

Collaborating with Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth imaging specialists on the medical staff, advanced imaging services offer comprehensive, on-site cardiovascular imaging and radiology services. Ideally, in a single visit, patients will undergo thorough, quality testing, allowing physicians to develop a personalized diagnostic and treatment plan.

Conditions treated at Valve Disorders Center – Fort Worth include:

Specialized Interventions

  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)



         - TAVR is now approved for low-risk open heart surgery patients.

  • Transcatheter mitral valve repair
  • Evaluation for mitral valve repair over replacement. Repair in most cases is the preferred option for long-term survival with fewer complications.
  • Minimally invasive valve repair and replacement using sternal sparing, port-access approaches

Mitral Valve Disease Program

Through the Mitral Valve Disease Program, interventional cardiologists and cardiac surgeons on the medical staff treat both degenerative mitral valve disease as well as functional mitral valve conditions.





Days/Hours of Operation

Office hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
If you have any questions, please send an email to BHVHValveCenterFW@BSWHealth.org.
For the 24/7 referral line and patient support, please call 817.825.1374.

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Overview

Mitral Valve Disease Program


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