Duke heart surgeons use a range of techniques -- from minimally invasive options to complex surgical approaches -- to perform a high volume of heart bypass surgeries (also known as coronary artery bypass grafting). Our extensive expertise lets us offer heart bypass surgery to more people with coronary artery disease, including people at high risk or with complex conditions. Our goal is to return you to your optimal heart health as soon as possible.
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Experts in Heart Bypass Surgery
More Options for Coronary Artery Disease Surgery
Our surgical team is skilled in performing the latest CABG surgeries. We offer solutions to people with coronary artery disease who may have run out of options elsewhere.
Minimally Invasive Vein Harvesting
Whenever possible, we use small incisions to obtain the veins from your legs that may be used to bypass blocked arteries and blood vessels. As a result, you experience less pain and scarring.
Ours is among the nation’s top-performing adult cardiac surgery programs. With our excellent survival rates, low complication rates, and use of treatment guidelines, we offer the best opportunity for a successful outcome.
Support for Your Recovery
Our cardiac prevention and rehabilitation program gives you access to nutrition counseling, exercise instruction, stress management, smoking cessation programs, and more. We help you recover from surgery and establish lasting lifestyle changes to help you manage coronary artery disease.
When it comes to your heart care, you want the very best. Duke University Hospital's nationally ranked cardiology and heart surgery program is ranked the best in North Carolina by U.S. News & World Report for 2019–2020.