Cardiac Surgery

When you need heart surgery, trust the highly-skilled surgeons at UNC REX Healthcare. They’ll work with you to create a personalized care plan and stay with you throughout your surgery and recovery.

Heart Surgery Experts

At UNC REX Healthcare, you’ll benefit from our expertise. Each of the surgeons at REX Cardiac Surgical Specialists are experts in treating complex medical issues such as heart failure and heart valve disorders.

Through our cardiac rehabilitation program, your care team will stay with you through your recovery and help you to get back to the activities you love.

Cutting Edge Facilities

The REX Heart and Vascular Center provides comprehensive cardiovascular care with the latest technology and imaging equipment.

Minimally Invasive Treatments

Whenever possible, your heart condition will be treated with less-invasive procedures. Utilizing minimally invasive treatments you’ll experience less pain and scarring, less blood loss, a lower risk of infection and a quicker recovery.

We perform minimally invasive:

Surgical Treatment for Heart Failure

Congestive heart failure (CFS) occurs when your heart needs help in supplying blood to your body. Sometimes, surgery is the best option for treatment.

Surgical treatments for CFS include:

Call 911

If you or a loved one is experiencing signs of a heart attack or stroke, call 911 immediately.

Are you at risk for Heart & Vascular Disease?

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Patient Stories


Joy recalls how the nurses and physicians at UNC REX Healthcare saved her life when she woke up with heart pain in the middle of the night.

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