Why Choose Hackensack Meridian Health for Heart Care


Our award-winning team of renowned surgeons, physicians, researchers and specialists have extensive experience in minimally invasive heart surgery, combination open-heart procedures, and many other complex surgical heart procedures.


Our heart experts perform New Jersey's most successful minimally invasive heart surgeries. Hackensack Meridian Health has more top-ranked hospitals than any system in New Jersey. Our hospitals are also ranked as High Performing in the U.S. in several areas of care, including Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Aortic Valve Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery and Heart Failure.

Patient Experience

Every member of our multidisciplinary team shares the same goal: to return you to health as quickly as possible, with the best possible outcomes, and to provide you with a compassionate, friendly environment close to home.

Our Doctors

Our award-winning team of renowned surgeons, physicians, researchers and other health care specialists are able to provide exceptional cardiac expertise, advancements and cutting-edge technology to develop a highly-personalized plan for each and every one of our patients.

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