Minimally Invasive Surgeries in Los Angeles
Azmi Atiya MD is specialty trained in various types of minimally invasive
surgery for diseases impacting the chest, heart, lungs, and esophagus.
Unlike traditional surgical procedures such as open heart surgery, minimally
invasive procedures will involve very small incision points. This surgical
technique allows our cardiovascular surgeon to perform surgical procedures
without having to break through the ribs or the breastplate to access
the organs in the thoracic cavity.
Some of our minimally invasive surgery procedures include:
In most instances, patients will be able to return home shortly after a
surgical procedure, sometimes as quickly as 2 to 5 days. To ensure optimal
and swift recovery, all surgery patients will receive a follow-up assessment
with our surgeon within 1 to 2 weeks immediately following discharge from
Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Most patients prefer minimally invasive surgical procedures for obvious
reasons: it is minimally invasive. There are countless benefits to this
type of surgical technique – and many of these benefits are appealing
to individuals suffering with minor to moderate heart, chest, esophagus,
or lung diseases.
Benefits can include:
- Less pain
- Smaller incision points
- Less scarring (or less noticeable)
- Lower risk of infection, blood loss, or discomfort
- Faster recovery time
Is minimally invasive surgery right for me?
Though most patients prefer to undergo minimally invasive surgery, it will
not be suitable for every situation. To learn if you are an eligible candidate
for minimally invasive cardiovascular surgery or minimally invasive thoracic
surgery, we encourage you to
speak with our Los Angeles cardiovascular surgeon today. We can discuss your family history and medical record to determine
if a minimally invasive treatment would be most suitable for your current
condition and future wellness.
Request Your Appointment Today: Call (818) 561-7429
If you would like to learn more about minimally invasive surgery or if
you would like a second opinion regarding the nature of your treatment,
we would be happy to help. From a more traditional surgical approach to
a minimally invasive procedure, we can discuss your various treatment
options that can lead to a happier and heathier life.
Consultations can be scheduled any time during regular operating hours
(Mon. – Fri., 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM). We can also be reached by
email or by telephone at (818) 561-7429.