Cardiothoracic Surgery


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Beating Heart Surgery

Dr. Pervais Chaudhry performs beating heart surgery on Ray Plymale, who is at high risk for a heart attack or stroke.

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Cardiac Care

We perform more cardiac diagnostic procedures than any other hospital network in the region – more than 120,000 last year alone – that’s about one every four minutes.

Interventional Procedures

Interventional cardiac procedures performed at Community Regional Medical Center include:

Coronary Angiography

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.