Heart Surgery Program

OHSU's Heart Surgery Program specializes in the surgical treatment of patients with cardiovascular disease. Surgeons with expertise in heart valve surgery, coronary artery bypass, cardiac transplantation, and aortic surgery evaluate and treat patients. For appointments, call 503 494-7820.

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Heart Surgery Program

Meet our heart surgery team

Howard SongDr. Howard Song is the chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and performs surgery for patients with all types of adult cardiovascular disease, including coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, heart failure, and aortic aneurysms. His special areas of clinical interest include aortic and mitral valve repair, transplantation, ventricular assist devices, and aortic aneurysms.

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Cardiac surgery treatment options

Our team of top cardiac surgeons use the most advanced techniques to perform minimally invasive, open heart and complex procedures. Treatment options include:

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Physicians Pavilion
3147 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Rd., 2nd floor
Portland, OR  97239
Maps and parking

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I have a thoracic aortic aneurysm. What caused it and do I need surgery?

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Patient story - Wesley

Wesley was diagnosed with heart failure at age 29. Watch how OHSU’s multidisciplinary heart team is helping Wesley stay healthy and active while he waits for his heart transplant.

Patient story - Miguel

Miguel“I can’t possibly be having a heart attack,” said Miguel Martinez, when chest pain kept him up one night. But the pain wasn’t going away. 


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