To schedule a patient for evaluation, call 214.820.3604
The Center for Valve Disorders, as part of Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Dallas, provides a comprehensive evaluation,
diagnosis and treatment plan for patients with any type of valvular heart disease. A multidisciplinary team of interventional cardiologists,
noninvasive cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons and cardiac imaging specialists combine medical quality with advanced technology to diagnose
and treat aortic, mitral, pulmonic and tricuspid 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.
The Center for Valve Disorders’ collaborative program structure provides specialized treatment plans and innovative research options for each patient, often in a single visit. The team maintains close contact with referring providers to keep them abreast of patients’ treatment plans and progress after their assessment in the Center for Valve Disorders and after their valve procedure.
Physicians on the medical staff at the Center for Valve Disorders are highly skilled and experienced in both open and percutaneous procedures. Specialized interventions include:
- TAVR is now approved for low-risk open heart surgery patients.
Through the Center for Valve Disorders, patients have access to clinical trials studying new devices and treatment methods for valvular disease. Patients are individually evaluated to determine if they are candidates for a clinical trial.
Patients referred to the Center for Valve Disorders are evaluated and treated by a multidisciplinary team of physicians with advanced expertise in the treatment of valve disease. This team includes interventional cardiologists, imaging specialists and cardiovascular surgeons who are committed to providing innovative, quality care. The entire team collaborates with one another, as well as with patients' referring physicians, to produce significantly positive outcomes.For more information about the Center for Valve Disorders, please call 214.820.3604.