heart model
The aorta is the largest artery in the body. It carries oxygen-rich blood throughout your body. When affected by disease, the aorta can either dilate (aneurysm) or split (dissection).

CMC’s multidisciplinary team of specialty trained and board-certified cardiac surgeons, vascular surgeons and cardiologists along with other specialists provide leading-edge medical and surgical care for patients with aortic disease, including:

risk factors

Vascular Surgeon, Toufic Imam, MD, FACS discusses aneurysm risk factors and when to begin screening for common risk factors.


Vascular team

Our vascular physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and support staff bring extensive expertise and skill to each procedure, and take a personal interest in your well-being.

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