Structural heart care in San Antonio, TX

Our highly experienced cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, advanced imaging specialists, cardiac anesthesiologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and care coordinators combine their talents to offer high-quality, tailored care to patients across the state and region. Our Valve Center at Methodist Heart Institute has performed over 1000 TAVR Procedures and continues to be a national leader in Valve care.

Structural heart disease occurs when there is a defect in the heart’s wall, chambers or valves. A person may be born with a heart defect or develop one as they get older. Our Methodist Heart Structural Heart Program is experienced in diagnosing and treating all types of structural heart disease, including aortic stenosis (AS), mitral valve regurgitation and patent foramen ovale (PFO).

Structural heart treats:

  • Valvular heart disease
  • Heart murmur
  • Aortic stenosis
  • Mitral valve regurgitation
  • Atrial septal defect (ASD)
  • Patent foramen ovale (PFO)
  • Cardiac septal issues
  • Hypertrophic obstructive cardiac myopathy
  • Tricuspid regurgitation
  • Aortic regurgitation
  • Mitral Stenosis
  • Perivalvular regurgitation
  • Ventricular septal defects

Structural Heart Procedures

Our Structural Heart physicians perform the most advanced procedures available for all structural heart conditions. These procedure include:

  • Transaortic Valve Replacement: (TAVR) Minimally invasive repair and replacement of heart valves
  • left atrial appendage Occlusion(LAAO)- Watchman
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair (TMVr)- MitraClip
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve replacement (TMVR)
  • Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Closure
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure
  • Balloon aortic valvuloplasty
  • Balloon mitral valvuloplasty
  • Ventricular septal defects
  • Perivalvular percutaneous closure device
  • Ventricular septal defect closure