Billings Clinic cardiothoracic surgeons pioneered the first open-heart surgery in Montana in 1972, and now, over 40 years and over 10,000 surgeries later, we continue to offer the state's most comprehensive cardiac care throughout Montana and Northern Wyoming.
Whether you are having bypass surgery or mitral or aortic valve repair or replacement, with our state-of-the-art technology and a team approach to cardiac care, we work hard to provide you the highest quality, coordinated and compassionate care.
The Billings Clinic cardiac surgical team consists of board-certified cardiothoracic surgeons. Our surgical team is ready to handle your urgent needs, regardless of the time of the day or day of the week.
Cardiac surgery procedures
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Billings Clinic has an outstanding cardiac surgery team. With the latest, innovative technology, our care team provides cardiac procedures of all kinds, including:
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting On-Pump
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (beating heart surgery)
Aortic Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Repair/Replacement
Tricuspid Valve Replacement
Aortic Aneurysm Repair (Ascending Aorta)
Removal of Cardiac Tumors
Adult Congenital Heart Repairs – ASD (Atrial Septal Defect), VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect), PFO (Patent Foramen Ovale)
Cardiac Arrhythmia Surgery
Trauma to the heart & aorta
TEVAR – Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair