Heart and Vascular Services

From preventative care to complex surgeries, you’ll never have to compromise between breakthrough treatments and heartfelt patient care. Thanks to our dedicated heart experts, we’re ranked #1 in Florida and top 10% in the nation for cardiac surgery1. Our team’s expertise extends beyond award-winning adult heart care. Our pediatric and congenital heart team provides the highest quality heart care from our tiniest patients still in the womb to those in late adulthood. At BayCare, you’ll discover that it’s not just about healing hearts. It’s about creating award-winning patient experiences that warm them, too. These are just a few reasons why BayCare’s the leading provider of adult and pediatric heart care in West Central Florida.2

Innovative Heart Care With Heart

When advanced heart care and heartfelt patient care combine, the results are powerful. See how our team of experts bring it all together for you. 

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 the highest level of quality for advanced heart surgery procedures across the region.
Group of surgeons performing surgery.
Heart Valve Centers at BayCare

Heart Valve Centers

BayCare’s state-of-the-art structural heart and valve centers 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.

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Pediatric and Congenital Heart Care

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.

Additional Resources

1 Healthgrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence AwardTM 2024 and #1 in Florida for Cardiac Surgery 2023

2 Based on an aggregated number of adults and children who needed inpatient or outpatient care for cardiovascular problems as reported by the state of Florida for the four county area of Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, and Polk from October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.