Robotic and Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

At Yale New Haven Hospital our cardiac surgeons specialize in advanced robotic mitral valve repair and numerous minimally invasive heart surgery techniques that include small incisions to surgically treat cardiac disease.

Robotic and minimally invasive heart surgery techniques offer several advantages compared to open-chest procedures, including:

  • Faster return to normal activities
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Less pain and scarring after surgery

Our surgeons routinely perform less invasive heart operations that include: