Smidt Heart Institute

The Smidt Heart Institute is home to a distinguished team of experts who are setting the bar for cardiovascular care in the United States.

The Institute unites 16 centers and programs to diagnose and treat the full spectrum of heart and vascular conditions for all patients, from infants to those with advanced disease. Compassionate care is integrated with an agile research enterprise, giving patients access to pioneering treatments.

Led by Eduardo Marbán, MD, PhD, our faculty and attending physicians provide deep expertise across all specialties, including transplantation, stem cell therapy, congenital heart disease, women’s heart health, valve disorders, arrhythmia and hypertension.

Patient Story

Lara Borda

After a surgical procedure when she was 7, and the continued care of the team at Cedars-Sinai's Guerin Family Congenital Heart Program, Lara Borda is blossoming and her future is bright.

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Featured Program

Mechanical Circulatory Support Program

The program provides heart-failure patients with the most innovative devices to help the heart pump blood, as a bridge to a transplant or as a permanent treatment.

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