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Aortic Center | Baylor Heart and Vascular Services at Dallas

About the Aortic Center

Aortic Center
The Aortic Center, a part of Baylor Heart and Vascular Services at 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.

Conditions Treated

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

Advanced Diagnostic and Treatment Strategies

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


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.

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Days/Hours of Operation

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, Baylor University Medical Center – Dallas and Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital may be reached by calling: 214.820.6444.

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