Heart and Vascular Services

At BayCare, we treat more hearts than anyone else in Tampa Bay. In the last year alone, we helped heal more than 30,000 hearts - that's a lot of lives. We’re here to help you and your family lead heart-healthy lives, whether that means cardiac surgery for a complex condition or you simply want to keep your numbers in check. For your convenience, BayCare features heart centers across the Tampa Bay and Winter Haven areas, ER locations with dedicated heart attack teams, multiple fitness center locations and more than 200 other access points staffed with primary care physicians, cardiologists, interventional specialists, and cardiothoracic surgeons.

Open Heart Surgery Programs

As members of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), BayCare’s Morton Plant Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Winter Haven Hospital possess open heart surgery programs that provide access to advanced heart surgery procedures across the region.

Heart Valve Centers at BayCare

Heart Valve Centers

BayCare’s state-of-the-art structural heart and valve centers at Morton Plant Hospital and St. Joseph’s Hospital offer transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) as an alternative to open heart surgery. Our valve centers are staffed by board-certified cardiovascular surgeons and cardiothoracic surgeons and other cardiac specialists to treat complex valve and structural heart disorders.

Arrhythmia Treatments

At BayCare, our physicians and team members are pioneering treatment options for arrhythmia with forward-thinking technology, state-of-the-art facilities and active participation in research. With well-established arrhythmia treatment programs, BayCare gives our patients an exceptional experience and is setting the pace in pioneering heart rhythm treatment.

Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery

St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital is at the forefront of pediatric cardiology as one of the highest volume hospitals for pediatric cardiovascular surgery in the southeastern United States.