Types of Minimally Invasive Heart Surgeries

There are many types of minimally invasive heart surgeries. Dr. Ciuffo performs a wide range of procedures to meet the needs of most cardiovascular patients. Dr. Ciuffo works with you or your loved ones to help decide what procedure is best for you, your health, and your overall quality of life.

Minimally invasive heart surgeries are performed through a small incision between the ribs, and the breast bone is not split. This results in quicker recovery times, virtually no scar, and less pain.

Types of MIHS

There are many different procedures that Dr. Ciuffo performs based on a patient’s cardiac needs. Click through the following to find in-depth information and pictures straight from Dr. Ciuffo. The most common surgeries performed by Dr. Ciuffo are:

The minimally invasive option is not available for all cardiac patients, but there are great advantages and less risk associated with it.

Advantages of MIHS are typically:

  • Less Blood Loss
  • Lower Infection Risk
  • Less Pain/Trauma
  • Faster Recovery Time
  • Shorter Hospital Stay
  • Virtually Scarless

Schedule A Consultation

If you or a loved one would like to learn more about our minimally invasive heart surgeries and your options, contact us today! Call our office at (330) 588-4676 or contact us online.

A picture of Giovanni B. Ciuffo, MD wearing his Mercy One doctor attire.

About the Author

Giovanni B. Ciuffo, MD Director is an expert in Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery and Bloodless Heart Surgery is the outcome of his commitment to the development and improvement of both of these techniques. He runs a Cardiothoracic Surgery practice and manages Minimally Invasive and Bloodless Heart Surgery Program where he cares for patients from all over the country and locally. Click here to learn more about Dr. Ciuffo.

Board Certified:
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery