Valve Disease

Aortic Valve Surgery

Aortic Valve Surgery Volume

2014 — 2019

Cleveland Clinic surgeons have extensive experience in aortic valve surgery and use innovative treatment options to help patients, including those who are very high-risk with complicated medical conditions.

STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database

In 2019, Cleveland Clinic surgeons performed 2341 aortic valve surgeries.

Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement Complications


Many patients who have isolated aortic valve replacement procedures at Cleveland Clinic have complex medical backgrounds that increase the risk of complications. Despite this, the rates of complications were lower than expected in all categories.

STS = Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) National Adult Cardiac Surgery Database