The WVU Heart and Vascular Institute in Parkersburg provides patients in the Mid-Ohio Valley access to world-class cardiac care.
Our mission is to provide West Virginians with world-class healthcare. That’s why we’re expanding our services to every corner of our state and region – so you don’t have to travel far to receive the great care you deserve.
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgical Services
WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center, through its partnership with the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, has built one of the finest cardiac surgery programs in the United States, providing comprehensive cardiac care for patients with heart problems, including shortness of breath, chest pain, palpitations, high blood pressure, and vascular disease.
Camden Clark Medical Center is the ONLY hospital in the Mid-Ohio Valley that offers open-heart surgery. As such, we are committed to working closely with our patients and their families to develop a comprehensive treatment plan – one that is grounded in trust and open communication and built on the notion that every patient deserves a compassionate care team, the only focus of which is to care for that patient and provide them the best possible outcome.
Our cardiac surgeons offer a wide range of services – everything from mitral valve repair to cardiac bypasses. Specific surgeries include:
- Aortic surgery
- Atrial fibrillation surgery
- Bypass surgery
- Congenital heart surgery
- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy surgery – septal myectomy
- Heart failure surgery – left ventricular assist devices, left ventricular reconstruction
- Valve surgery
Our surgeons also use the most advanced procedures, including minimally invasive cardiac surgery, robot-assisted cardiac surgery, transcatheter valve procedures (including Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement – TAVR), and percutaneous mitral valve treatments. The cardiac surgery team is on the forefront of using new technologies, procedures, and treatments for cardiac patients.
For more information or to schedule an appointment with our Cardiovascular and Thoracic team call 304-424-4760.