Surgical Procedures

Cardiac Surgery: Volume


Cleveland Clinic is a world leader in cardiovascular surgery volumes and outcomes.

Surgery TypeVolume
Cardiac surgeries5321
Valve surgeries3648
Coronary artery bypass grafting (isolated and combination)1732
Aortic repairs (includes vascular)1371
Surgeries for septal myectomy206
Congenital heart surgeries (adult and pediatric)540
Robotically assisted cardiac surgeries164
Transplant Surgery: Volume


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

Surgery TypeVolume
Heart transplant57
Lung transplant123
Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery: Volume


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

Surgery TypeVolume
General thoracic surgeries2063
  • Esophageal surgeries

Esophageal surgeries are a subset of general thoracic surgeries.

Vascular Surgery: Volume


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

Sugery TypeVolume
Total vascular surgeries (open and endovascular)7451

Vascular Surgery Data

Aortic Surgery: Volume and Type

2019, N = 1371

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.

Type of SurgeryVolume
Open ascending aorta and aortic arch repairs879
Open descending aorta and thoracoabdominal repairs36
Open abdominal aortic aneurysm repairs92
Endovascular proximal aorta repairs29
Endovascular descending aorta and thoracoabdominal repairs82
Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repairs142
Hybrid aortic surgery: Open & endovascular procedures111