Year after year, thousands of people trust their hearts to Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai. Our cardiologist, cardiac surgeons, and specialized care teams treat the full spectrum of heart disease and disorders, while our investigators continue to advance the filed with groundbreaking, life-saving research. From genetic counseling and targeted drug therapies to an increasing array of minimally invasive procedures, Cedars-Sinai continues to stand at the forefront of technology, innovation and discovery improving patient outcomes.

in the western U.S. for cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report

adult heart transplant program in the nation

highest volumes for TAVRs performed in the nation

Clinical Programs & Services

Encompasses our three major programs of Heart Failure, Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support

Advanced surgical and minimally-invasive treatment for Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonic valves

Minimally invasive and open surgical care for adults & pediatrics

Expert care for aortic aeurysm, aortic dissection, Marfan's disease, and congenital heart disease

Expert care for cardiology patients to improve their cardiovascular health

A highly specialized program for patients undergoing cancer treatment as well as cancer survivors

Innovative care for fetal, pediatrics and adults, including interventional & surgical treatment

Advanced diagnostics & treatment for atrial fibrillation, arrhythmia, and cardiac electrophysiology

Provides a multidisciplinary approach for treatment of patients and families with familial cardiac conditions

Offering consultation, testing, and treatment for patients with severe, uncontrolled or unexplained hypertension

Diagnostics and treatment for coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis, heart muscle function and heart valve dysfunction

Complete evaluation and treatment, including preventive care for fetal, pediatrics, and adults

Specialized services for right heart failure and triscupid regurgitation

Patients with heart and vascular disease may be eligible to participate in clinical trial on cardiac stem cell therapy

Advancing care in female-pattern heart disease

Conditions We Treat

We diagnose and treat a wide array of heart conditions, from the complex to the ordinary.

Clinical Trials & Research

Leading-edge care begins with research. Learn about our latest discoveries and the clinical trials being conducted by researchers and doctors at Cedars-Sinai.

Medical Professionals & Postgraduates

The Smidt Heart Institute offers a number of programs for graduate studies, continuing medical education and other professional opportunities.

Patient Journey

Review the different types of tests and procedures we offer, and find out how to prepare for your appointment.

Know what to expect before your surgery, get ready for your stay and explore resources for improving your recovery.

For nearly 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has been a pioneer in diagnosing and treating heart conditions. Explore some of the highlights of our leading-edge developments in cardiovascular medicine through the years, and the promise of new discoveries on the horizon.

The Smidt Heart Institute continually monitors the volume and quality of procedures done at the Institute. The team strives to deliver top-quality care to all patients. Learn about our key quality measures and how Cedars-Sinai compares to the national average.

A retired educator and Marine tapped deep reserves of strength the survive heart failure. Now he has a new heart and teaches his brand of resilience to the next generation.

Get Help or Make an Appointment

Call or send a message to the Heart team. You can also have us call you back at your convenience.

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