Cardiac Surgery

As heart surgery has evolved over the years, John Muir Health has remained at the forefront. In addition to more traditional approaches to cardiac surgery and valve repair, we also offer revolutionary techniques and procedures such as minimally invasive valve surgery and beating heart bypass surgery that reduce post-operative complications.

Specially trained cardiac surgeons and anesthesiologists, physician assistants, cardiac operating room teams, nurses, and other staff comprise our cardiac surgery team.

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Awards & Recognition

Walnut Creek and Concord Medical Centers have earned the 2018 Get With The Guidelines® - Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.

Hospitals receiving Get With The Guidelines® Gold Plus Achievement Award have reached an aggressive goal of treating patients with 85 percent or higher compliance to core standard levels of care as outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association® for 2 consecutive calendar years. In addition, those hospitals have demonstrated 75 percent compliance to (four out of ten heart failure quality measures or seven out of ten stroke quality measures) during the 12-month period.

U.S. News & World Report Top Hospital

Since 2010, our hospitals have been included the annual list of America’s Best Hospitals, as well as rated as high-performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery.

Concord Medical Center has demonstrated sustained achievement in ACTION Registry® for eight consecutive quarters and met high performance standards for specific heart attack performance measures to receive this 2018 award.

Concord Medical Center is recognized as Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care.

Becker's Healthcare, a leading source of news and information for health care leaders, recently named Concord Medical Center in their 2018 list of the "100 hospitals and health systems with great heart programs.”  Concord Medical Center was one of only seven hospitals to receive this honor in Northern California and one of only three community hospitals to be recognized.

Concord Medical Center received a 2019 Quality Recognition from Healthgrades, ranking among America's Top 50 Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery.  This represents the top 1% of hospitals in the United States. Healthgrades America’s Best Hospitals™ is based solely on clinical quality outcomes for 32 conditions and procedures.  This premier distinction rewards hospitals that consistently exhibit exceptional, comprehensive quality care.

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