Open Heart Surgery

Allegiance Health’s open-heart surgery program is led by University of Michigan cardiovascular surgeons who have performed more than 700 open-heart surgeries at Allegiance Health. In 2008, Allegiance became the first hospital to perform open-heart surgery in the Jackson community. Our success is reflected in lower than state and national averages for complication rates, hospital length of stay and hospital readmissions.

Recover in Comfort

From the moment your open-heart surgery is completed to the time you go home, you’ll recover in our specially designed Cardiac Universal Bed unit, which emphasizes patient safety and comfort, family privacy and modern technology.

Support for Open-Heart Surgery Patients

In addition to providing the highest quality clinical care, Allegiance ensures that you and your family will receive the emotional support that is so important to the healing process. Through our patient mentorship program, Straight From the Heart, we can match you with someone who has gone through open-heart surgery and is willing to personally answer your questions and concerns.

To learn more about Straight From the Heart, please call the clinical nurse manager of the Allegiance Heart and Vascular Center at (517) 817-1426.

The best chance of surviving a heart attack is to act quickly. Do not wait for symptoms to go away. Call 9-1-1 immediately, and chew an aspirin while waiting for the ambulance to arrive.