Cardiac Surgery Results at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula

While there has been growing concern nationwide about serious hospital-acquired infections, Community Hospital's infection rate is below nationally expected rates for those infections which may be acquired during heart surgery (see Serious Infections vs. National Rate). Serious infections include deep sternal wound infections, pneumonia, and sepsis.

Superficial Infections vs. National Rate illustrates our infection rate for all superficial infections, which may be acquired during heart surgery. Superficial infections include leg wounds for those procedures that involved blood vessel grafts for heart procedures. Of particular note, Community Hospital 's infection rate is below nationally expected rates, and we have had no sternal infections.

Serious Infections vs. National Rate

Serious Infections vs. National

Superficial Infections vs. National Rate

Superficial Infections vs. National

Stroke vs. National Rate highlights our rate of stroke complications after open-heart surgery.

Stroke vs. National Rate

Stroke vs. National

More information on results of cardiac surgeries performed at CHOMP

If you need more information about the Tyler Heart Institute cardiac surgery program or wish to consult with our surgeons, please call us at (831) 644-0225.