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About Baylor Scott & White Cardiac Surgery Specialists

BSW Cardiac Surgery Specialists delivers quality heart and vascular care while pioneering many breakthrough techniques that revolutionize heart care in North Texas. Our advanced diagnostic tools, treatments, and educational programs allow us to provide complete and innovative cardiovascular and thoracic care.

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

BSW Cardiac Surgery Specialists is considered one of the nation’s top heart surgery programs in a practice setting. A significant percentage of surgeries performed by our specialists will be performed off-pump, requiring less blood and allowing patients to experience reduced time spent on a breathing tube and shorter hospital stays. Our specialists are board certified Thoracic Surgeons who maintain privileges at several hospitals within the North Texas community for the convenience of their patients.

​How This Heart Surgery Recovery Went From Six Weeks to One Day

“This is just scratching the surface. The next 10 years will see a dramatic change in the way things are done.”

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Michael J. Mack, MD, Becomes First Surgeon to Receive TCT Career Achievement Award

Dr. Mack - icon for home pageCRF presented the 2014 TCT Career Achievement Award to Michael J. Mack, MD, on Saturday, September 13, in recognition of his ongoing work in the field of cardiac surgery.

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Remote miracle: Robotics surgery becoming more popular in cardiac surgery

Smith RoboticsRob Smith, MD, performs robotic surgery for patients at the Baylor Heart Hospital and explains the difference it makes in the procedures and recovery time for the patients.

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What Is Heart Valve Disease?

icon of heart imageHeart valve disease is a disease in which one or more of your heart valves don’t work properly. The heart has four valves: the tricuspid, pulmonary, mitral, and aortic valves.

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Plano    (469) 800-6200
Denton   (469) 800-1400


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