Cleveland Clinic Akron General’s Valve Disease Center provides patients with a comprehensive treatment approach that involves the care of experts in various diseases and conditions.

What makes Cleveland Clinic Akron General’s heart valve services unique?

  • Our surgeons achieve better than expected results for all types of valve surgery, including reoperations and complex disease.
  • We provide a comprehensive approach to care that includes:
    • Monitoring and medical management.
    • A variety of surgical procedures to meet your needs – minimally invasive, robot-assisted and traditional approaches.
    • Percutaneous valve treatments, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), for patients who are extremely high-risk for surgery.
    • Experienced care for younger patients and athletes who need to make lifelong treatment decisions.
  • Our medical teams are dedicated to research and innovations to offer patients the latest advances in treatment.
  • Our care is focused on YOU. We work with you to meet your goals and get you back to a healthy and active life!
Treatment Options

Treatment Options

We care for patients with:

Heart specialists at Akron General also specialize in the treatment of:

  • Young patients with valve disease.
  • Elderly patients with valve disease.
  • Athletes with valve disease.

Treatment plans are designed based on the patient’s individual needs. Our treatments include:

Our Team

Our Team

Cleveland Clinic Akron General’s Valve Center offers a multi-disciplinary team of specialists in cardiology, interventional cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, specialized imaging, anesthesia and pathology.

Cardiovascular Medicine - Medical

Diagnoses valve disease and cares for patients over time; sees patients for scheduled office visits, monitoring and medical management.

Cardiovascular Medicine - Interventional

Performs transcatheter valve procedures.

Specialized Cardiac Imaging

Cardiothoracic Surgery



To make an appointment with one of our heart specialists, please call 330.344.7400 or for a consultation with cardiothoracic surgeon, call 330.344.1400.