Surgery

WellSpan Is at the Heart of TAVR Innovation

Over the years since physicians began performing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedures, many changes and innovations have improved the lives of many patients.


Innovative Technology Improves Outcomes for Cardiovascular Patients at WellSpan

As a leader in advanced, specialized cardiovascular care, WellSpan Health uses leading-edge technology and comprehensive programs to provide patients with more options and ultimately improve quality of life.


Advanced Heart Valve Surgery Options at WellSpan Health

When a patient’s heart valves become leaky or stiff, the heart has to work harder to deliver blood where it needs to go. The highly skilled cardiovascular surgeons, clinicians and staff at WellSpan York Hospital and WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital provide these patients with the most effective heart valve surgery options.


Expert and Expedited Care for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm at WellSpan

Time is of the essence when it comes to treating patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).


WellSpan Health Offers Procedure to Prevent Aortic Valve Narrowing during TAVR

WellSpan Health’s Structural Heart Program is Pennsylvania’s top provider of bioprosthetic valve fracturing.


Focused Foot and Ankle Expertise at WellSpan Orthopedics

Specialists and other caregivers at WellSpan Orthopedics and WellSpan Surgery & Rehabilitation Hospital work together to provide integrated care for patients requiring foot and ankle surgery.


Robotic PCI at WellSpan York Hospital: Improving Patient Outcomes, Fostering Safety for Patients and Providers

Robotic percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), available at WellSpan York Hospital, markedly reduces radiation exposure and physical strain for physicians, while promising improved outcomes by enhancing techniques with the possibility of remote procedures in the future.


A Huge Impact for the Tiniest of Patients

In its first year, the collaboration between WellSpan and Johns Hopkins Children’s Center helps more than 180 children and families stay close to home for advanced surgical procedures.


WellSpan Welcomes Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery Expert to Lead Cardiovascular Surgery Team

With three decades of experience, Giovanni Ciuffo, MD, has built a reputation as an expert in minimally invasive heart surgery and “bloodless” heart surgery, which reduces blood loss and spares patients from the need to receive blood transfusions during their procedure.


A Culture of Collaboration: How Physicians and Clinicians at WellSpan Work Together to Reduce Hospital Readmissions and Improve the Patient Experience

WellSpan Health is taking action to reduce the occurrence of preventable readmissions at WellSpan’s hospitals.