Overview

Institute Summary

Cleveland Clinic’s Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute is home to many of the world’s best physicians practicing cardiovascular medicine and surgery. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation's top hospitals in its annual “America's Best Hospitals” survey and has named Cleveland Clinic's heart program No. 1 in the nation since 1995.

Patient Volume and Bed Information
MetricVolume
Patient visits667,281
Admissions13,165
Total beds440
Coronary intensive care beds24
Heart failure intensive care beds10
Cardiac, vascular, and thoracic surgery intensive care beds95
Private patient rooms283
Same-day recovery beds28

Each year, patients travel from all 50 states and dozens of countries to Cleveland Clinic's Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute to receive care from some of the world's best physicians, surgeons, and other healthcare providers. In 2020, we cared for 667,281 patients at the Cleveland Clinic’s main campus in Cleveland, Ohio.

Cleveland Clinic has received the highest overall composite score star rating, 3 of 3 stars, in all  STS (Society of Thoracic Surgeons) star rated categories: isolated coronary artery bypass (CAB), isolated aortic valve replacement (AVR), aortic valve replacement with coronary artery bypass (AVR+CAB), mitral valve repair and replacement (MVRR), mitral valve repair and replacement with coronary artery bypass (MVRR+CAB), transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), lobectomy for lung cancer, and esophagectomy for esophageal cancer. A rating of 3 stars reflects better than expected outcomes in each category.

Surgical outcomes are grouped by disease umbrella. This structure brings together the teams that focus on specific disease processes lead by an umbrella director. The umbrella structure supports the investigation of these disease processes and the tracking of outcomes of innovations in care delivery.