Comprehensive cardiovascular care
The Cardiac Innovations & Structural Heart Center™, located in the Edward-Elmhurst Heart Hospital, brings the expertise and surgical innovation you'd expect from prestigious medical centers to the Chicagoland community — so you can stay close to family and friends while receiving comprehensive cardiovascular care.
Our nationally recognized program is led by Mark Goodwin, MD, system medical director of the Cardiac Innovations & Structural Heart Center, and Bryan Foy, MD, system medical director of cardiovascular surgery at Edward-Elmhurst Health.
Our expert heart team performs highly specialized, complex heart procedures that are lifesaving for patients who have no other alternative treatment.
We provide expert cardiovascular care for a wide range of cardiac ailments using surgical innovations that offer benefits such as smaller incisions, less bleeding and faster recovery time.
System Medical Director, Cardiac Innovations & Structural Heart Center
Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology
- Medical School: University of Illinois of Chicago, 1981
- Internship: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, 1982
- Residency: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, 1984
- Fellowship: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, 1986
"I believe that placing patients first, by working as a team with my physician colleagues, offers our collective experience and expertise so that each individual can enjoy life to its fullest potential."
System Medical Director of Cardiovascular Surgery
Specialties: Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
- Medical School: Loyola University of Chicago-Stritch School of Medicine (Illinois), 1978
- Internship: Loyola University Medical Center (Illinois), 1979
- Residency: Loyola University Medical Center (Illinois), 1983
- Fellowship: Loyola University Medical Center (Illinois), 1985
How we can help
At the Cardiac Innovations & Structural Heart Center, we bring together the latest in innovative therapies and new procedures to help patients who previously had no other alternatives.
If you have been diagnosed with severe aortic stenosis, atrial fibrillation (Afib), degenerative mitral regurgitation, chronic total occlusion or heart failure, and are looking for alternative treatment options or a second opinion, please contact our patient coordinator at 630-527-3730, Monday-Friday from 9 am- 5pm, or fill out this form.
Our patient coordinator will respond within 24-48 hours. She will discuss your concerns with you to help determine if you are a candidate for an initial consultation.
What to expect
All initial consultations are conveniently located at the Edward-Elmhurst Heart Hospital (on the Edward Hospital campus), 801 S. Washington St., Naperville, Illinois.
On the day of the initial consultation, you will be examined by Dr. Goodwin or Dr. Foy. You may also be scheduled for same-day diagnostic testing, if appropriate.
If it is determined that you are a candidate for treatment, we will discuss your customized treatment plan with you and your family, and answer any questions you may have. Then our coordinator will navigate you through the process, which includes scheduling the procedure and assisting with every detail of your stay.
This may include hotel recommendations and free meal passes for any loved ones that accompany you.
If your physician referred you to the Cardiac Innovations & Structural Heart Center, we will maintain close communications with him or her regarding our recommendations, treatment plans and outcomes.
Advanced treatment options
Specialized heart procedures performed at the Cardiac Innovations & Structural Heart Center™ include:
If you are suffering from severe aortic stenosis, atrial fibrillation, degenerative mitral regurgitation, chronic total occlusion or heart failure, the experts at the Cardiac Innovations & Structural Heart Center can help.
For more information or a second opinion, call us at 630-527-3730, Monday-Friday from 9 am- 5pm.
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