Great Lakes Cardiovascular

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Great Lakes Cardiovascular cares for a wide range of heart-related issues, including congenital heart conditions, valve disorders, and coronary artery disease. With world-renown providers, as well as advanced facilities and equipment, Great Lakes Cardiovascular provides the premier cardiovascular care in Western New York.

Our cardiology team offers comprehensive diagnostic testing and advanced treatments for your heart condition. 

Our services include:

  • Cardiac consultation
  • Cardiac event monitoring
  • Echocardiogram
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Electrophysiology
  • Exercise treadmill test
  • Interventional cardiology
  • MitraClip/transcatheter mitral valve repair
  • Nuclear imaging
  • Tilt-table testing
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement
  • Vascular Doppler ultrasound studies

Our cardiothoracic team is comprised of some of the most respected surgeons in all of Western New York, covering a wide range of conditions and procedures. Our providers are well versed in the latest treatments utilizing cutting-edge equipment, giving you peace of mind and the best chance for a full recovery.

The dedicated heart specialists at Buffalo General Medical Center and the Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI) offer a full complement of advanced cardiac services to help patients regain their health to the greatest extent possible. Knowledgeable staffs will explain the treatment options available and provide advice throughout diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.

The most state-of-the-art technology and innovative diagnostic and treatment options are utilized in the care of patients. BGMC/GVI cardiac teams are actively involved in many national clinical trials and work tirelessly to discover new and better ways to treat the heart and bring those discoveries to patients.

In fact, Buffalo General Medical Center is the first facility in Western New York to perform the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a minimally invasive procedure in which an artificial aortic heart valve is attached to a wire frame and guided through the femoral artery by catheter to the heart.

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting
  • Aortic and mitral valve surgery
  • General and minimally invasive thoracic surgery
  • Esophageal surgery
  • Convergent procedure for atrial fibrillation
  • Endoscopic radial artery harvest