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Minimally Invasive Procedure Calms AFib

Victoria Farraj first noticed her atrial fibrillation symptoms while teaching Kindergarten. The totally thoracoscopic maze procedure, performed by the USC…

350 Talented Providers to Know  

The important role Advanced Practice Providers play at Keck Medicine of USC Dolores and Efrain Perez arrived at the Keck…

Executive Recruits Own Lifesaving Surgeon

A stroke caused by a rare heart condition prompted Eric Alcorn, a former health care executive, to seek care from…

USC Comprehensive Aortic Center Drives Surgical Innovations in Heart and Blood Vessel Care

Rod Hanners, CEO of Keck Medicine of USC, talks with Dr. Fernando Fleischman and Dr. Sukgu Han about the collaborative…

Dr. Vaughn Starnes Talks About the Future of Heart Care at Keck Medicine of USC

Rod Hanners, CEO of Keck Medicine of USC, talks with Dr. Vaughn Starnes about the vision for the next decade…

Triple Bypass Surgery Begins New Collaboration

The first collaboration between Keck Medicine of USC surgeons and USC Arcadia Hospital staff has paved the way for a…

Women Share Their Paths to Chiefs of Staff

The prestigious role is a demanding multi-year position. Get to know the leaders at Keck Medicine of USC hospitals. The…

Transfusion-Free Surgery Goes Mainstream

Natalie Ciebrant credits Keck Medicine of USC cardiothoracic surgeon Fernando Fleischman, MD, for safely treating her aortic disease while respecting…

What Causes an Enlarged Heart?

An enlarged heart isn’t a condition in itself — it’s a symptom caused by different cardiovascular issues. Having a big…

Meet Craig J. Baker, MD

Dr. Baker is a surgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in cardiac and cardiothoracic surgery. Here’s what you…