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Aortic Center

The Aortic Center, a part of Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Dallas, focuses on treating complex conditions related to aortic disease. Early diagnosis, appropriate medical management, and surgical options, including minimally invasive surgery or open surgical treatment, involve a multidisciplinary team of specialists on the medical staff. Cardiac surgeons and vascular surgeons on the medical staff who have experience with technically demanding procedures and the complexity of circulatory issues collaborate to provide quality care to their patients.

The team of surgeons on the medical staff at the Center is dedicated to treating complex aortic conditions along with providing close follow-up care in collaboration with the patient’s referring physician. The proven experience and involvement with innovation and clinical trials in the area of aortic diseases also provide patients and referring physicians with access to advanced treatments and techniques.

Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Dallas was rated High Performing in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair by U.S. News & World Report for 2018-2019.

Conditions Treated

  • Degenerative aneurysm disease
  • Type A and B aortic dissections
  • Connective tissue abnormalities (Marfan's syndrome)
  • Inflammatory aortic disease
  • Bicuspid aortic valve disease
  • Vascular anomalies

Patient Care

Through the Center, patients will have timely access to advanced diagnostic and treatment strategies including:

  • 3-D, volume rendered, computerized tomography
  • Stat echocardiography
  • Advanced medical management strategies to control blood pressure and reduce inflammation and expansion of the aorta.
  • The use of minimally invasive procedures when appropriate
  • Treatment of complex conditions with specialized techniques

Patient Service Advantages

  • Advanced imaging technology and experienced technologists
  • Continuum of care offered by a multidisciplinary team of physicians and cardiac nurses
  • Compassionate and experienced clinical staff
  • Access to clinical trials for qualified candidates

Contact Us

Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If you have any questions, please call 214.820.4876, or send an email to

For emergent transfers to Baylor University Medical Center and Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Dallas, call 214.820.6444.

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