Surgical Procedures

Cardiac Surgery: Volume


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

Surgery Type Volume
Cardiac Surgeries 4586
Valve Surgeries 3088
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (Isolated and Combination) 1505
Aortic Repairs (includes Vascular) 1268
Surgeries for Septal Myectomy 187
Congenital Heart Surgeries (adult & pediatric) 332
Robotically Assisted Cardiac Surgeries 143
Transplant Surgery: Volume


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

Surgery Type Volume
Heart Transplant 55
Lung Transplant 129
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 Type Volume
General Thoracic Surgeries 1819
  • Esophageal Surgeries

EsophagealsSurgeries are a subset of general thoracic surgeries.

Vascular Surgery: Volume


Cleveland Clinic's Department of Vacular Surgery performs thousands of procedures each year for patients with a broad spectrum of vascular diseases.

Sugery Type Volume
Vascular Surgeries (Open and Endovascular) 2692
Bypass Surgeries 162
Arteriovenous Access Surgeries 466

In 2017, Cleveland Clinic vascular surgeons performed 2692 open and endovascular surgeries.

Aortic Surgery: Volume


The Aorta Center in Cleveland Clinic's Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute is organized to optimize the care of patients and to facilitate collaboration across disciplines with a focus on conditions that affect all segments of the aorta. This multidisciplinary approach has resulted in the busiest aorta center in the world, leading the way in quality, innovation, and research.

Open ascending aorta and aortic arch repairs 754
Open descending aorta and thoracoabdominal repairs 54
Open abdominal aortic aneurysm repairs 76
Endovascular proximal aorta repairs 27
Endovascular descending aorta and thoracoabdominal repairs 250
Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repairs 107

In 2017, Cleveland Clinic surgeons perfromed 1259 aortic surgeries.