Coronary Artery Bypass / CABG
Coronary Artery Bypass or CABG (("cabbage") is a type of heart surgery. The surgery reroutes, or "bypasses," blood around clogged arteries to improve blood flow and oxygen to the heart.
CPMC is a leading heart and vascular surgery center located in San Francisco, CA. Use this page to learn about Coronary Artery Bypass surgery, and to research your heart surgery and treatment options. Remember that every patient is unique; there is no single best Coronary Artery Bypass surgeon, but rather successful surgery is the outcome of a top surgeon in Coronary Artery Bypass working with you and his/her team to create the best treatment plan customized for your particular need.
Your first step is to reach out for an initial consultation, or referral, after consulting your current primary care physician or heart specialist.
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California Pacific's Heart and Vascular Center
California Pacific's Heart and Vascular Center is supported by one of the best heart hospital/center networks in the USA, offering quality, comprehensive patient-centered cardiovascular care by a team of top heart surgeons and physicians with leading-edge technology. Serving the entire San Francisco Bay Area, including San Francisco and Marin County, as well as the entire Northern California region, our team has many of the best cardiovascular surgeons and physicians in California and the United States.
Identifying the Best Treatment Options and Coronary Artery Bypass / CABG Specialist for You
Our commitment at CPMC is to help each patient identify the best doctor for their diagnosis and course of treatment. To find the best specialist for Coronary Artery Bypass / CABG , we want to empower our patients to participate in their health care journey. This means encouraging a frank discussion with the doctor about Coronary Artery Bypass / CABG, to identify all appropriate treatment options as well as to discuss symptoms, issues, outcomes, etc., when relevant for Coronary Artery Bypass / CABG. The first step of your journey is research - using online tools such as CPMC's to investigate and understand Coronary Artery Bypass / CABG. The second step is to schedule an initial consultation with a physician or specialist. In some cases, you'll need to go through your primary care physician if you do not have a referral. If you already have a referral,you can schedule an appointment directly with the Coronary Artery Bypass / CABG specialist. The third step is for the specialist in Coronary Artery Bypass / CABG to meet with you and review your history. As part of the diagnosis, you may need testing, so the doctor (surgeon or specialist) can discuss your treatment options and the both of you can determine your best course of action. We have patients at CPMC coming from throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, Northern California, and many from throughout the United States with respect to Coronary Artery Bypass / CABG. Whether you are from San Francisco, Marin, the San Francisco Bay Area generally or any other location, our physicians will provide the hands-on care you deserve.