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

Types of Cardiac Surgery

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

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 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
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Peripheral Artery Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Wounds (caused by chronic venous insufficiency, diabetes or PAD)

Types of Vascular Surgery

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair (open and endovascular)
  • Arteriovenous (AV) Fistula and Grafts
  • Bypass Procedures (aorto-iliac, aorto-femoral, femoral-femoral, femoral-popliteal, femoral-tibial)
  • Embolectomy
  • Endarteretomy
  • Linton Procedures
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Segmental Varicose Vein Resection
  • Temporary Artery Biopsy
  • Vein Ligation
  • Venous Ablation

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 in-person to explain the process and answer any questions you have.

Preparing for Surgery

Our patient education videos cover what you need to do and what you should know before coming in for surgical treatment.

Advanced Technology & Treatment

Minimally Invasive Limb Salvage Surgery

For patients with acute limb aschemia caused by peripheral artery disease, we specialize in gaining access to the veins through a pedal approach for improved outcomes.

What is it?

  • Alternative for high-risk patients.
  • Performed through veins in the foot rather than groin.

What are the benefits?

  • Can save the limb from amputation.
  • Offers better long-term recovery.

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 images to help guide navigation in 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.