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Heart & Vascular Institute

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Cardiac Surgery: Minimal Stress, Maximal Benefits

To provide heart surgery patients with the safest and least stressful cardiac surgery options, the Geisinger Heart & Vascular Institute’s team of cardiac and thoracic surgeons use trusted minimally invasive technology. Minimally invasive surgery means minimal pain and cosmetic damage, and faster healing for most patients.  It can also minimize stress and the chance of complications during and after surgery. Minimally invasive options are available for appropriate patients needing:

As technology progresses, Geisinger is committed to offering the most advanced heart care to benefit patients, including the use of robotics for minimally invasive heart surgery.