Success Rates

  • 12,250 outpatient visits across 11 Northeast Ohio locations
  • 171 cardiothoracic surgeries, with 0.7% mortality (vs. 3.5% Society of Thoracic Surgeons benchmark)
  • 443 catheterization procedures; 7,022 echocardiograms
  • 10 pediatric heart transplants (12 total in congenital heart disease patients), the most in Ohio and the center’s most in a single year


Cardiology & Heart Surgery was nationally ranked in U.S.News & World Report's 2018-19 edition of “Best Children’s Hospitals.” More specialists were named “Best Doctors in America” by their peers than any other cardiac care program in the region.