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Ochsner has completed
heart transplants and
non-surgical transcatheter
aortic valve replacement
(TAVR) procedures.

The John Ochsner Heart & Vascular Institute offers advanced diagnostic and leading-edge therapies for patients in a program ranked among the best in the United States. Ochsner’s team of cardiologists and surgeons work closely with each patient to develop a customized healthcare plan that is both targeted and effective. From routine diagnostics to specialized procedures, Ochsner heart specialists provide optimum care in cardiovascular medicine.

We offer new and innovative ways to manage conditions such as cardiac rhythm disorders, structural and valvular heart disease and advanced congestive heart failure. Ochsner’s Digital Medicine program allows real-time patient data to be shared with a care team via smart technology, enabling more immediate and proactive care.

Home to more than 50 leading cardiologists, surgeons and specialists in structural valve, heart rhythm and transplant medicine.

More than 950 heart transplant patients and over 850 non-surgical transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) patients have been treated.

Offering patients access to more than 100 active cardiovascular clinical research trials for investigational therapies.

Ochsner’s electrophysiology program is a leader in ablations for atrial fibrillation in the Gulf South. In 2018, Ochsner performed 401 electrophysiology ablations.