USC Genetic Cardiac and Vascular Disorders Center

We offer treatment for inherited connective tissue disorders affecting your heart, aorta and other blood vessels and organs.

USC Genetic Cardiac and Vascular Disorders Center

We offer treatment for inherited connective tissue disorders affecting your heart, aorta and other blood vessels and organs.

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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A Team of Genetic Aortic and Related Disorders Experts

If you’ve inherited a disease that affects your connective tissue, you might experience issues with your heart, blood vessels, skin, bones or other organs.

Our USC Genetic Cardiac and Vascular Disorders Center experts work together to help you receive the medical and surgical care you need to stay healthy and live at your best. We offer comprehensive care by a team of experts specializing in aortic disease, cardiology, medical genetics, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pain medicine, physical therapy, primary care and pulmonary medicine. We perform innovative, noninvasive treatments and specialized surgeries for aortic repair and transplants.

We treat many connective tissue disorders, including:

  • Bicuspid aortic valve
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Familial thoracic aortic aneurysm/dissection
  • Loeys-Dietz syndrome
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta
  • Turner syndrome

We offer genetic counseling, education and personalized care plans.

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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Aortic Disease Care

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

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Cardiac Surgery

We provide a complete range of specialized heart surgeries to treat your unique cardiac needs.

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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.

Craig J. Baker, MD

Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery

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Residency

Independent Cardiothoracic Residency Program

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Fellowships

USC Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Program

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