University of Maryland Cardiac Surgery at Prince George’s Hospital Center

Redefining Community-based Cardiac Surgery in Prince George’s County

Rebuilt from the ground up to bring enhanced care to the heart of Prince George’s County, cialis sale the cardiac surgery program at Prince George’s Hospital Center (PGHC) has received training with one of the nation’s best cardiac surgery programs, and an exciting new model of care is delivering superior outcomes to county residents.

Skilled and experienced

Led by Jamie Brown, MD, director of cardiac surgery at PGHC and associate professor of surgery at University of Maryland School of Medicine, the cardiac surgery team is highly skilled and experienced in a range of surgical procedures.

  • Aortic Valve Replacements
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgeries
  • Minimally Invasive Technique
  • Mitral Valve Replacements
  • Off-Pump Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Stent-less Valve Homografts
  • Valve-sparing Repairs

A gifted team, a new cardiac OR

A cohesive team of cardiac specialists experienced working together in ORs and ICUs has received training at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

  • Dr. Jamie Brown, lead cardiac surgeon, has performed more than 3,000 open heart operations.
  • Perfusionist and anesthesiologists have been recruited from the University of Maryland Medical Center.
  • OR nurses, cardiac ICU nurses, and techs have trained at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

New state-of-the-art operating suites offer the best in cardiac care.

  • Heart Lung Machine
  • Cerebral oxymetry monitoring equipment
  • Cardiac operating room instruments, supplies and tables
  • Endovascular vein harvesting equipment
  • Rotem Lab testing equipment for platelet count and function
  • Micro-Cardio Plegia Delivery System
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenator (ECMO) machine
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) machine and probes

Patients and families first

A new patient care model enhances quality, safety, and the patient experience.

  • Universal Bed care delivery model in ICU
  • Two intensivists staffing the CCU to help decompress the ICU
  • Dedicated cardiac surgery physician assistants and nurse practitioners available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care
  • Adoption of University of Maryland Medical Center patient care protocols and order sets for all phases of care
  • A restructured Quality Program that measures performance against national standards and peer groups via the Society of Thoracic Surgery
  • Comprehensive outpatient follow-up process to ensure continuity of care

Close to home.
Close to you.

When minutes matter,
we’re close to home.

Minutes count in cardiac events. Redefining Community-based cardiac surgery in Prince George’s County, University of Maryland Cardiac Surgery at Prince George’s Hospital Center brings state-of-the-art heart surgery close to home.

Prince George’s Hospital Center
3001 Hospital Drive
Cheverly, Maryland 20785
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