Aortic Clinic

Aortic diseases can affect people at any age. They are complex illnesses that must be continually monitored.

The Aortic Clinic is a multi-disciplinary clinic that brings together a cardiac surgeon, a cardiologist and a registered nurse to provide comprehensive patient care.  

Referring a Patient

Patients must be referred to the clinic by a health care practitioner and must meet one or more of the following criteria:  

  • Aortic disease, including aneurysm or pseudoaneurysm, dissection, penetrating ulcer, intramural hematoma or aortitis
  • Aortic disease involving the aortic root, ascending aorta, aortic arch, and/or descending thoracic aorta
  • Aortic pathology associated with connective tissue disorders, e.g., Marfan’s syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos, Loeys-Deitz
  • History of familial aortopathy
  • History of bicuspid aortic valve associated with aortopathy
  • Previous surgical repair of Type A aortic dissection  

To refer a patient, please review our referral criteria and submit the referral as outlined on the form: 

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