At Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, we’re transforming the way cardiovascular care is delivered. Our multidisciplinary team — a team that combines cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery and vascular surgery — delivers expertise and dedication that allows us to treat even the most complex forms of heart and vascular disease.

Heart Patient Dan Obergfell"All of the nurses were absolutely off-the-chart wonderful," says Obergfell. "They made me feel like I wanted to go to rehab. I've gotten the best care possible."

Dan Obergfell (patient)
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Wake Forest Baptist is the region's only hospital offering state-of-the-art, comprehensive heart and vascular care. From minimally-invasive procedures to open heart surgery and transplants, we've got you covered. But we can’t do it without your support.

"Combining the skills of our strong team of cardiologists and vascular and cardiothoracic surgeons into a one-stop prevention and treatment enterprise makes it possible for us to offer patients more systematic and effective treatment options"

David Zhao, MD, Director of the Heart and Vascular Center

Our life-changing and life-saving vascular and heart disease treatments have led our team to be recognized by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the National Cardiovascular Data Registry® for achieving high standards of care.

Your gift to the Heart and Vascular Fund supports research and life-saving discoveries and treatment at the Wake Forest Baptist Heart and Vascular Center.

Close-up of a gloved hand holding a bioprosthetic valve, which is circular and trisected into three parts with a filigreed rim“It’s a good thing the arrhythmia team was here,” Dolores said.
Dolores Van Vorst (patient)
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