USC Comprehensive Aortic Center

Our heart and vascular experts provide the most advanced care for all types of conditions that affect the aorta.

USC Comprehensive Aortic Center

Our heart and vascular experts provide the most advanced care for all types of conditions that affect the aorta.

USC Cardiac and Vascular Institute

Our team designs heart and vascular treatments specifically for you to give you the best outcome.

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World Leaders in Treating Aortic Diseases

There are many conditions that can affect the aorta, which is the main artery that carries blood from your heart to your body. These conditions range from genetic disorders to aortic dissection and aortic aneurysm.

At Keck Medicine of USC, we have an entire center dedicated to providing complete care for all types of aortic disease. Our renowned heart and vascular experts at the USC Comprehensive Aortic Center work as a team to provide you an accurate diagnosis and leading-edge treatments. Together, we create a treatment plan tailored to you to provide the best outcomes.

  • Our experienced team performs more aortic valve repairs each year than many other aortic centers.
  • Our rapid response program allows us to treat people with aortic emergencies from across the region.
  • We offer state-of-the-art screenings and diagnostic tests performed by experts and leaders in the field.
  • Our skilled nurses and staff coordinate scheduling, insurance issues and follow-up care.
  • Our team approach to care helps us translate cutting-edge discoveries and contemporary clinical trials into innovative treatments such as custom-made stent grafts.

USC Cardiac and Vascular Institute

Our team designs heart and vascular treatments specifically for you to give you the best outcome.

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Our Specialists

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Heart Health Care

Our cardiologists use cutting-edge therapies to reduce your risk of heart disease and improve your quality of life.

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Vascular Care

Our team offers screenings, preventive care and a full range of treatment options for simple to complex vascular conditions.

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World-class Leadership

Our internationally renowned physicians and clinicians are dedicated to delivering high-quality patient care. We are leaders in cutting-edge treatments, breakthrough research and exceptional outcomes.

Fernando Fleischman, MD

Co-Director, USC Comprehensive Aortic Center

Clinical Trials

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Residency

Independent Cardiothoracic Residency Program

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Fellowships

USC Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Program

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The Strongest Link

Patient Story

I went from someone telling me I had a good chance of dying to Dr. Fleischman saying, ‘I got this.’

The Strongest Link

Patient Story

I went from someone telling me I had a good chance of dying to Dr. Fleischman saying, ‘I got this.’

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