Surgical Procedures

Cardiac Surgery: Volume

2022, N = 5445

In 2022, we successfully completed 5445 cardiac surgeries which included various types of major procedures at facilities in Northeast Ohio (Cleveland Clinic's Main Campus, Fairview Hospital and Hillcrest Hospital).

Surgery TypeVolume
Valve surgeries, with or without other procedures3690
Thoracic aorta surgeryᵃ1100
Isolated coronary bypass surgery1002
All other cardiac surgeries506

Source: Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Adult Cardiac Surgery Database

ᵃThoracic aorta surgery may include valve procedures.

Transplant Surgery: Volume

2022, N = 168

Cleveland Clinic is a leading center for heart and lung transplant procedures.

Surgery TypeVolume
Heart transplant66
Lung transplant102
Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery: Volume

2022, N = 2206

Cleveland Clinic surgeons treat patients from around the World who have a wide variety of lung and esophageal diseases.

Surgery TypeVolume
General thoracic surgeries1909
Esophageal surgeriesᵃ297

Source: Cleveland Clinic Finance Department; STS General Thoracic Surgery Database

ᵃEsophageal surgeries are a subset of general thoracic surgeries.

Vascular Surgery: Volume

2022, N = 6596

Cleveland Clinic vascular surgeons perform thousands of procedures each year for patients with a broad spectrum of vascular diseases.

Surgery TypeVolume
Total vascular surgeries (open and endovascular)6596

Source: Vascular Surgery data

Aortic Surgery: Volume

2022, N = 1396

The Aorta Center in Cleveland Clinic's Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute is organized to optimize the care of patients. A multidisciplinary approach is used to collaborate and treat patients with conditions that affect all segments of the aorta. This model has allowed Cleveland Clinic to have the busiest aorta center in the world and to lead the way in quality, innovation, and research.

Surgery TypeVolume
Open ascending aorta and aortic arch repairs872
Open descending aorta and thoracoabdominal repairs35
Open abdominal aortic aneurysm repairs136
Endovascular proximal aorta repairs4
Endovascular descending aorta and thoracoabdominal repairs130
Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repairs93
Hybrid aortic surgery: open and endovascular procedures126

Source: STS Adult Cardiac Surgery & Vascular Surgery