Conditions We Treat
Our specialists provide treatment for aortic diseases. Some of our specializations include but are not limited to:
Why Choose Johns Hopkins for Aortic Disease Treatment?
Learn why our program is world-renowned for aortic disease treatment and management:
Our cardiac and vascular specialists are experienced in treating and managing a broad range of aortic conditions.
Physicians and researchers at our program continue to make breakthroughs in aortic disease research, from identifying genetic disorders to improving surgical techniques.
We provide early detection in aortic disease through advanced cardiac imaging, analyzing family history and pinpointing symptoms.
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. Dr. Jennifer Lawton repaired his aorta and set him on the road to recovery.Learn more about aortic dissection
We provide the most advanced treatment including minimally-invasive surgery which improves patient outcomes and recovery. Our surgeons are also specialized in endoscopic procedures and vascular ring surgery. Learn more about the treatments we provide:
Highlighted ProcedureTranscatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a procedure that replaces your diseased aortic valve with a man-made valve. Learn more about this minimally-invasive procedure.