Pioneering Cardiac Surgical Care
Johns Hopkins cardiac surgeons provide a full range of traditional and minimally invasive cardiac surgical services throughout the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., metropolitan areas.
Our experts are higly specialized in diagnosing and surgically treating conditions of the heart.
Our experts are on the leading edge of treating cardiovascular conditions no matter how rare or complex.
Locations for Care
Visit one of our three convenient locations in Baltimore, Lutherville and Bethesda.
Amyloidosis Leads to Heart and Kidney Transplant: Harold Baines's Story
Harold Baines, MLB Hall of Famer, has a genetic condition called amyloidosis which is a rare disease characterized by a buildup of abnormal amyloid deposits in the body. As a result, he needed both a heart and kidney transplant.
Aortic Dissection | Rodney's Story
Rodney M. was airlifted to Johns Hopkins after experiencing sudden chest discomfort, leg numbness and excruciating pain. The culprit of his symptoms was a life-threatening tear in his aorta, the vessel that supplies blood from the heart to the rest of the body. Rodney promptly underwent a highly complex emergency surgery during which Dr. Jennifer Lawton repaired his aorta and set him on the road to recovery.
Our surgeons are committed to continually studying and evaluating new methods of surgical treatment and improving surgical outcomes through clinical and laboratory research.
Management of Advanced Heart Valve Disease
Michael Robich, surgical director of structural heart disease at Johns Hopkins, and Rani Hasan, regional medical director of the structural heart disease program at Suburban Hospital, discuss how a multidisciplinary team works to get every patient the individualized care needed.