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Aortic Valve Clinic

The Aortic Valve Clinic provides care to patients with aortic stenosis or aortic regurgitation. The goal of our team approach is to provide the best-individualized care for each patient.

Care We Provide

  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR or TAVI): A new aortic valve is placed into your existing aortic valve. A catheter will be used to place the new valve through your groin or under your collarbone.
  • Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (SAVR): The aortic valve is surgically removed and a new aortic valve is placed. This procedure requires a surgical incision on your chest.

Patient Information

On the day of visit, patients should expect to stay in the clinic for 3 hours.

You will likely have the following completed:

  • ECG
  • Blood work
  • Echocardiogram
  • Visit with Aortic Valve Team members
  • Heart monitor to wear for 2 weeks

Team Members may include:

  • Interventional Cardiologist
  • Cardiac Surgeon
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Cardiology Residents