Cardiovascular Services
Cardiovascular Surgery

Cardiovascular Surgery

Focused on You

The Maine Medical Partners – Cardiovascular Surgery team is dedicated to ensuring that patients with heart problems receive the highest quality care from experienced heart surgeons. We work collaboratively to choose the least-invasive solutions possible and use the advanced surgical technologies to achieve the best outcomes. There are different types of surgeries to treat a variety of heart health problems. Your doctor may recommend heart surgery to:

  • Repair or replace heart valves, which control blood flow through the heart
  • Bypass blocked heart arteries
  • Repair abnormal or damaged heart structures
  • Implant medical devices that help control the heart rhythm or support heart function and blood flow

Department Programs:

Advances in Congenital Heart Treatments and Surgery

Sunil Malhotra, MD, Maine Medical Center's Director of Congenital Heart Surgery, discusses the innovations happening to repair congenital heart defects.

Awards & Recognition

U.S. News & World Report has named Maine Medical Center as the top hospital in Maine for 2023-2024 for:

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
  • Aortic valve surgery
  • Heart attack
  • Heart bypass surgery


Next Steps for Patients

While some patients are candidates for self-referral to our cardiovascular specialists, we recommend that you ask your primary care physician for help with the process.

Provider Referrals

If you are a provider who would like to refer a patient for MaineHealth cardiovascular surgery services, please review our clinical guidelines and call 207-773-8161.

For access to a VAD expert 24/7/365, call 207-661-LVAD (5823) for consultations, trouble shooting, referrals or to request an educational outreach program.