Cardiothoracic Surgery

Surgery Options

Cardiothoracic surgery (heart surgery) is done to correct problems with the heart. In the United States, more than half a million heart surgeries are performed each year for a variety of heart problems. We offer the most advanced cardiac procedures in the Valley including:

General Surgery

At our three major hospitals within the Community Medical Centers family, we offer a full range of surgical care – from cardiac and orthopedic surgery to neurological and cosmetic surgery. Our teams of highly trained doctors, nurses and medical professionals use the latest in surgical technology to increase the speed of patient recovery and reduce pain.

Cardiovascular Services

For questions or information about Cardiovascular Services at Community Regional Medical Center, call (559) 459-2762 or click the "Contact Us" button.

Cardiothoracic Services

From prevention to diagnosis to complex surgeries, our cardiothoracic services stay a beat ahead, providing effective treatments for your heart and chest. We take a preventive approach through diagnostic testing and biopsies, and our expert team uses innovative techniques to perform cardiac surgery, thoroscopy for detailed looks inside the heart and lungs and stent insertions to open blocked arteries.

Big-hearted volunteer’s heart repaired at Fresno Heart & Surgical

Seventy-five-year-old Arthur “Mickey” Kaitangian's first concern upon waking from open heart surgery at Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital was whether the fix for his leaky heart valve would require blood thinning medications.

Man beats odds, emergency stent plugs burst aorta

When Robert Oberg got the news more than a decade ago that he had a bulging aorta that was likely to burst, he decided to take his chances that it wouldn’t.

Miracle year celebrated after Fresno Heart & Surgical removes heart tumor

A year and a skilled surgical team in a leading-edge hospital close to home can make all the difference.

Living without a pulse

Jose Zabalza, a 53-year-old father of three had been prepared to die this year as his heart began to give out and it became increasingly difficult just to walk across his living room. But new technology is giving him a second chance, and letting the Fresno man make tentative plans to camp again with his three children and spouse.

Cardiologists’ gift pumps up Clovis hospital and downtown services

California Heart Medical Associates (CHMA) pledged $100,000 last month to Community Medical Centers, targeting half for the Clovis Community Medical Center expansion and half for cardiovascular services at Community Regional Medical Center.