Heart & Vascular Center

Phone Numbers

Lexington Medical Heart and Vascular Center

Cardiology
(803) 744-4900
Surgery
(803) 936-7095

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Main Campus
(803) 791-2621
LMC Lexington
(803) 358-6180
LMC Irmo
(803) 732-5388

Surgery

Experts in Cardiovascular Surgery

(803) 936-7095

"I’m so grateful to the staff at Lexington Medical Center for the exceptional care that I received."

— Leslie, Heart & Vascular Center Patient

Cardiac Surgery

Repairs heart muscle, valves, arteries or other heart structures when the condition is severe or other treatments have not been effective.

Conditions Treated

  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Heart Defects
  • Severe Coronary Artery Disease
  • Pacemaker or ICD Problems
  • Lung Nodules & Tumors
  • Valve Damage or Disease
  • Heart Disease

Types of Cardiac Surgery

  • Laser Lead Extraction for Pacemakers and ICDs
  • Aortic and Mitral Valve Repair/Replacement
  • Atrial or Ventricular Septal Defects (ASD/VSD) Closure
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)
  • Anomalous Coronary Artery Surgery
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery and Maze Procedures
  • Open Heart Surgery
  • Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Lung Biopsies and Transplants

What to Expect

Your treatment plan will vary based on your condition and health history. Your health care team will go over your plan for surgery with you in person to explain the process and answer any questions you have.

Vascular Surgery

Treats severe arterial blockages and ruptures to restore blood flow.

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease
  • Blood Clots
  • Blood Flow Issues
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Endovascular Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Varicose Veins

Types of Vascular Surgery

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Surgery
  • Bypass Treatments (femoral-femoral, femoral-popliteal, femoral-tibial)
  • Device Implantation (port insertion)
  • Embolectomy
  • Endarteretomy
  • Endovascular Aortic Repair
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filters (IVC)
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Arteriovenous (AV) Fistula

What to Expect

Your treatment plan will vary based on your condition and health history. Your health care team will go over your plan for surgery with you in-person to explain the process and answer any questions you have.

Preparing for Surgery

You’ll feel more confident and comfortable if you plan ahead. Ask your doctor about what to expect, and learn what you can do to ensure a successful procedure and a smooth recovery.

Advanced Technology & Treatment

State-of-the-Art Hybrid Operating Room

Our facilities offer an advanced O-arm® Surgical Imaging System and on-site vascular lab for streamlined results.

What is it?

  • Advanced, accurate imaging.
  • In-house lab.

What are the benefits?

  • Shorter wait.
  • Faster results.

Advanced O-arm® Surgical Imaging System

The only hospital in the area with this next-generation technology, we have access to real-time, 3-D imaging to help inform decisions during surgical procedures.

What is it?

  • Captures highly detailed 2-D and 3-D images to guide navigation of delicate areas.

What are the benefits?

  • More accuracy and less risk.
  • Fewer incisions and a shorter recovery.

Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery

The gold standard for treating patients with early-stage lung cancer.

What is it?

  • Robotic-assisted surgery to reduce the size and number of incisions required.

What are the benefits?

  • Offers the highest cure rate.
  • Shorter operating time and quicker recovery.