Cardiac Care at Tyler Heart Institute
Community Hospital’s Tyler Heart Institute provides nationally recognized comprehensive cardiac care. Our doctors have done thousands of procedures, including treatment of atrial fibrillation, bypass surgery, and valve repair and replacement. Tyler Heart Institute is the only center in Monterey County to offer minimally invasive valve replacement, or TAVR, meaning open-heart surgery isn’t required.
Learn more about the procedures done by our team of experienced specialists and cardiologists:
Electrophysiology for abnormal heartbeat
Cath lab procedures
Structural heart repair
Services and tests
Our goal is to provide patients with the latest imaging and diagnostic technologies, so we can get the most accurate results to your doctors.
From prevention to recovery
Whether you think you are at risk for heart disease or have recently had a procedure, Community Hospital is your trusted local resource for classes, lectures, and events to help you on your journey from prevention to recovery.
World-class care by expert cardiologists
Cardiac services at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula are provided by a team of cardiologists with expertise in areas from atrial fibrillation to complex valve repair and replacement. Our surgeons have done thousands of heart procedures, with outstanding outcomes. And our Cardiac Rehabilitation Program helps people recovering from a heart event live life to the fullest.
- 5-star Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating, the highest possible, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- Recognized for proven expertise, high quality care, and patient results by the Blue Distinction® Specialty Care program, Blue Cross/Blue Shield
- Accredited Chest Pain Center, Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
- "A" rating for safety from the Leapfrog Group
Patient success stories
Monterey County's first TAVR patient
Retired fire captain has valve replaced without open heart surgery, shorter hospital stay.
Heart attack wake up call at 51
Something was very wrong, but Shelley Lipe didn’t have time to figure out what.
Heart disease no match for retired general
With his long and impressive military career, it’s understandable that a man like Robert Ord, III, might not worry much about his own vulnerability.
Double-valve replacement is a gift
“My whole experience with Community Hospital was great. They made me feel like I was somebody special; I met so many wonderful people." - Patient Dan Haynes
More on Tyler Heart Institute
Learn more about Community Hospital's Tyler Heart Institute and what you can expect as a patient.