Since 1982, UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital has been providing the Cedar Valley and surrounding communities with the ability to have their cardiac surgery performed close to home. This allows families to be close to their loved ones during this stressful time.
Allen Hospital was ranked one of the 2014 Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the United States by Truven Analytics. Allen, along with Cedar Valley Medical Specialists fellowship-trained and board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon and his dedicated heart team, performs approximately 160 open heart surgeries each year. Cardiothoracic surgery includes services such as coronary artery revascularization, aortic value replacements, and mitral value repair/replacement.
Allen Hospital’s cardiovascular team also partners with Gundersen Health to provide continuous care. With the help of Gundersen, Allen Hospital is able to offer minimally invasive surgeries such as mitral value repairs/replacements and coronary revascularization. Allen Hospital continues to provide ideal patient care for the Cedar Valley and its surrounding communities with the goal of providing the best outcome for every patient every time.
University of Alabama in Birmingham/University of Alabama Hospitals and Clinics, Birmingham, AL; 1974-1975
University of Alabama in Birmingham/University of Alabama Hospitals and Clinics, Birmingham, AL; 1975-1979
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, 1979-1981
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
Iowa Medical Society
UAB Medical Alumni Association
University of : Texas Southwestern Medical Alumni Association
Adult cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery