#1 in California and #3 in the Nation for Cardiology & Heart Surgery
Each year, thousands of people trust their hearts to the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai. Our cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and specialized care teams treat the full spectrum of cardiovascular disease, while our investigators advance the field with groundbreaking, lifesaving research. From genetic counseling and targeted drug therapies to an increasing array of minimally invasive procedures, Cedars-Sinai stands at the forefront of technology, innovation and discovery—all centered on improving patient outcomes.
#1 in California and
#3 in the nation for Cardiology & Heart Surgery in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2022-2023” rankings
#2 hospital in the nation and
#1 in California in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2022-23” rankings
#1 adult heart transplant program in the nation
#1 in the nation for expertise in transcatheter aortic valve replacements
In cardiology, cardiac surgery and vascular surgery, the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai continues to be one of the top-ranked heart programs in the United States.
Providing exceptional care for patients dealing with the most complex and challenging conditions is what drives us and pushes our science forward. Year after year, our outstanding multidisciplinary experts strive to reach new levels of excellence in clinical care, education and research.
The enclosed annual report highlights some of the ways in which we excel. We welcome your comments and questions and would appreciate the opportunity to help you with challenging patients you wish to refer to us. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our website at Cedars-Sinai.org/heart for more information.
Smidt Heart Institute
Eduardo Marbán, MD, PhD
Mark Siegel Family Foundation Distinguished Chair
Professor of Cardiology and Biomedical Sciences
Department of Cardiology
Chair: Christine M. Albert, MD, MPH
Lee and Harold Kapelovitz Distinguished Chair in Cardiology
Professor of Cardiology
President, Heart Rhythm Society, 2020-2021
Department of Cardiac Surgery
Chair: Joanna Chikwe, MD
Irina and George Schaeffer Distinguished Chair
in Cardiac Surgery in honor of Alfredo Trento, MD
Professor of Cardiac Surgery
Editor-in-Chief, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
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If you have a patient you would like to refer to one of our programs, please contact us at 310-423-3300, or visit Cedars-Sinai.org/heart for more information.
Our physicians will work with you to understand the unique needs of your patient. With you, they will develop the best treatment plan and will be available for additional consultations and procedures, as needed.