MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute Statistics (based on fiscal year 2018 data)

Size and Depth

  • 170 heart and vascular specialists
  • 100 advance practice providers
  • 10 hospital system in greater Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland
  • 44 ICU beds for cardiology, cardiac vascular surgery patients at MedStar Washington Hospital Center alone (located in the Zirkin Heart & Vascular Hospital) (provide hyperlink)
  • A multidisciplinary team of 75 healthcare professionals in the Advanced Heart Failure Program
  • As part of MedStar Health, the cardiovascular Graduate Medical Education (GME) program is part of the 11th largest GME program in the United States

Annual Volumes

  • 21,600 interpretations of Cardiac MRI, Cardiac CT, TEE and TTE images
  • 12,000 cardiac catheterizations
  • 5,000 electrophysiology procedures
  • 2,300 cardiac surgeries
  • 500 TAVRs (transcatheter aortic valve replacements)
  • 270 aortic procedures
  • 150 complex mitral valve surgeries
  • 75 percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) for chronic total occlusions (CTO)

Procedures Performed to Date Data

  • 600 ventricular assist devices implanted
  • 350 heart transplants
  • 300 MitraClip® procedures
  • 290 WATCHMAN™ device implants

Recent Outcome/Program Highlights

  • <5 percent TAVR mortality
  • Selected as a site for every major TAVR clinical trial since 2007
  • 98 percent success rate in using PCI to treat CT
  • 80 percent of catheterizations are performed radially at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital

Research and Publications

  • 150 clinical trials underway
  • 185 manuscripts in print in FY18