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Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute

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Carolinas HealthCare System - Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute Heart Month

The Heart Care You Demand.

At Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, we deliver the best care for every heart condition –
from minimally invasive treatment options to the region’s only heart transplant center.
Our expert team works with you and your family to get you back to doing what you love.

World-Class Heart Care

Here's what you'll find at Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute:

  • The region's only heart transplant center. Our 98% transplant survival rate is among the highest in the nation, giving you the best chance of living longer – and better – after transplant. And we're the only regional center to offer a surgically implanted pump (LVAD) while you wait for a new heart.
  • The region's only center for minimally invasive bypass. Less pain, fewer complications and quicker recovery. That's what you get with minimally invasive bypass, the next generation of open heart surgery.
  • Complete heart care. From heart disease to heart failure, valve disease to heart rhythm conditions, we treat every cardiovascular condition with specialized skill and expertise.
  • Faster response times. We're 10 minutes faster than the national average at treating heart attacks. That's 10 minutes that can save your life.
  • Locations close to home. More than 20 care locations across the Carolinas means you get world-class care without having to travel far from your loved ones.

Looking For Specialized Heart Care?

Heart Failure & Transplant
From medication and lifestyle management to the region's only heart transplant center.

Minimally Invasive Open Heart Surgery
The region's only option for minimally invasive bypass surgery.

Valve Disease
A range of advanced treatment options for structural and valve conditions.

Schedule Your Appointment Today.

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Meet Some of Our Patients.


As a teen, Julia was diagnosed with abnormal heart rhythms and was told she couldn’t play sports. Now, she’s completed 10 marathons.


A fit father and an avid cyclist, Bruce was unexpectedly diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat. What now?


At 42, dietitian Alicia was the picture of health. So when she felt arm pain one day, she never thought it could be a heart attack.


Diagnosed with congestive heart failure, James needed a heart transplant. That was 29 years ago. Today, he’s still going strong.


With more than 100 physicians and 20 care locations across the Carolinas, Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute delivers the region's most complete and experienced cardiovascular care.


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