History of program

The Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Program at CHI St. Luke's Health - Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, home of the Texas Heart® Institute, is one of the most experienced, successful programs in the world.  Our surgeons have performed more than 1,000 LVAD procedures.  The key to the program’s success is an experienced, highly skilled team that includes surgeons, cardiologists, LVAD coordinators, staff nurses, operating room personnel, social workers, dieticians, rehabilitation specialists, and many other professionals.

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