Wait Time

ER Wait Times

When is CCHC Urgent Care busiest? Based on 6 months average of patients treated.

Urgent Care Wait Times

Least busy at 8 am. Most busy at 9am and gradually less busy throughout the day until 7pm.
Least busy at 8 am. Most busy at 9am and gradually less busy throughout the day until 7pm.
Least busy at 8 am. Most busy at 9am and gradually less busy throughout the day until 7pm.
Least busy at 8 am. Most busy at 9am and gradually less busy throughout the day until 7pm.
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Heart and Vascular Surgery

open heart team at Cape Cod Hospital

Next Steps

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When your cardiovascular care plan calls for surgery, you’ll find superior surgical care close to home at the Cape Cod Healthcare Heart & Vascular Institute. Our highly skilled, board-certified cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons have performed thousands of surgeries, including procedures typically offered only at large academic institutions. That’s experience you can trust.

Recognized for Excellence in Cardiovascular Surgery

As one of only three community hospitals in Massachusetts licensed to perform cardiac surgery, Cape Cod Hospital has served patients and their families on the Cape since 2002. Recognized for exceptional care by the American College of Cardiology, the cardiovascular surgical program is affiliated with Brigham and Women’s Hospital,

American College of Cardiology

an internationally recognized cardiovascular surgery center in Boston, bringing continual advances to the Cape.

Heart Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery Chief Paul Pirundini, MD, and cardiothoracic surgeon Dan Loberman, MD, lead our comprehensive cardiac program at CCHC. They are highly skilled and experienced in a range of surgical procedures including:

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
  • Aortic aneurysm repair or removal
  • Aortic valve repair and replacement
  • MAZE procedure for atrial fibrillation correction
  • Mitral valve repair and replacement
  • Repair of congenital defects
  • Valve replacement and repair

With a skilled cardiac care team, two dedicated open heart surgical suites equipped with the latest technology and one-on-one patient care following surgery, you won’t find better surgical care for your heart anywhere.

Our cardiovascular intensive care nurses are highly trained and skilled in cardiovascular medicine, pre- and post-operative cardiac surgery and cardiac intervention care. They work cohesively and collaboratively with the medical staff to implement the care plan and the actual hands-on patient treatment. Their compassionate approach to nursing provides patients and their families with comfort and healing during the recovery process.

Support from Mended Hearts

Because heart surgery can be a life-changing event, our caring Mended Hearts volunteers are ready to share their heart surgery experience and lend support before and after surgery.

Vascular Surgery

Our vascular surgeons and interventional radiologists offer a range of surgical services—emphasizing less invasive procedures—to treat vascular disease and repair or clear blockages of the veins and arteries, including:

  • Carotid angioplasty and stenting
  • Endarterectomy of the head and neck vessels
  • Endovascular aneurysm repair
  • Peripheral vascular surgery
  • Vascular shunt and bypass
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Open and endovascular aneurysm repair

Learn about our continually expanding interventional radiology and interventional cardiology services, including cardiac catheterization and other procedures used to treat cardiovascular conditions without open surgery.

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