Four Great Reasons To Choose Jackson Heart Institute


Jackson Health System has the most comprehensive heart program in Miami, with cardiac care available to patients of every age – from pediatrics to adults.

Invasive Surgery

Benefits typically include less pain, faster recovery, and fewer scars.

Of Experience

You can trust our highly experienced multidisciplinary team of physicians, part of our Jackson Medical Group surgeons.

Cardiac Care

We offer access to advanced technology and new clinical trials.

Contact Our Experienced Cardiac Surgery Team

We are one of South Florida’s most experienced cardiovascular and thoracic teams, treating more than 50,000 patients in the past 16 years.



If you are concerned about the health of your heart, contact your primary care physician, or call the Jackson Medical Group at 305-585-4564 for a private consultation.

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Community physicians can refer patients in need of specialized cardiac or thoracic care to Jackson Heart Institute for a comprehensive evaluation. Call our physician line at 305-585-4HRT or fax to 305-355-1560. Our multidisciplinary team is your partner throughout every step of the patient journey.

Comprehensive Care For Your Heart

We offer comprehensive care for your heart, from initial evaluation and diagnosis to non-surgical and surgical treatments, to ongoing management of chronic conditions and transplants for end-stage disease.

Our surgeons participate in leading edge clinical trials. In addition, our Institute combined with the unmatched multidisciplinary teams of Jackson Health System are an important consideration for patients with underlying conditions or multiple medical problems.

Cardiac Surgery Services

Our team treats pediatric and adult patients at all stages of life.

  • On-pump or off-pump (beating heart) coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Redo coronary revascularization
  • Bloodless heart surgery
  • Minimally invasive valve surgery
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Aortic valve replacement
  • Mitral valve repair or replacement
  • Tricuspid valve repair or replacement
  • Aortic root replacement (Bentall procedure)
  • Redo valvular surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery for atrial fibrillation
  • Cox-Maze or Mini-Maze for patients with no structural heart disease
  • Lung biopsies
  • Lesions of the lungs
  • Lesions of the esophagus (cancer, reflux disease, and motility disorders)
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Lobectomy
  • Wedge resection
  • Robotic thoracic surgery
  • Chest wall repairs
  • Removal of chest wall growths
  • Laser lead extraction
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Endovascular abdominal aneurysm repair (EVAR)
  • Thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR)
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Listen To
Your Heart

Choose the experienced team at Jackson Heart Institute – home to Miami's most comprehensive heart program and the best surgeons for your heart.