Patient Guide

The Aortic Program at the Heart Institute offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for patients with aortic diseases, connective tissue disorders and Marfan syndrome. The program's multidisciplinary team of cardiovascular specialists, nurse practitioners and other clinicians provides patients with access to:

  • A thorough evaluation with leading edge diagnostic testing
  • An aortic nurse practitioner
  • Clinical trials and education on the latest advances in treatment options
  • Genetic screening for you and your family
  • Pre- and post-surgical care by a cardiologist and/or surgeon


Additional Information About Aortic Program