First in America

Our surgeons are renowned for treating the most complex cases, using the latest devices and participating in cutting-edge research. St. Francis Heart Center was the first hospital in America to use innovative next generation heart valve technology during surgery.

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A World First

St. Francis Heart Center is first in the world to use revolutionary technology that allows patients to rebuild their own cardiovascular tissue.

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Defining Innovation

St. Francis heart surgeon, Marc Gerdisch, M.D., discusses next generation heart valve technology, valve repair surgery and the St. Francis Heart Valve Center.

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