BMI The Priory Hospital: Heart surgery in Birmingham, UK
BMI The Priory Hospital in Birmingham, England, treats international patients who have a range of heart conditions. Treatments available at the Cardiothoracic Clinic at BMI The Priory Hospital include: coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) for the treatment of coronary artery disease and valve replacement surgery (mitral or aortic).
Heart Services at BMI The Priory Hospital in the UK
Comprising a dedicated, private Cardiothoracic Clinic together with a private Cardiology Clinic, Cardiac Services at BMI The Priory Hospital is leading centre of excellence for patients with heart conditions and cardiovascualr health problems.
At BMI The Priory Hospital have some of the most distinguished private Cardiologists and Cardiothoracic Surgeons in the UK. All the surgeons at BMI The Priory Hospital are supported by multi-disciplinary specialist teams and a 24/7 on site critical care unit.
International patients at BMI The Priory Hospital
Insured and self-paying patients from all over the world travel to BMI The Priory Hospital for treatment by the Cardiac Services department.
Patients with heart conditions travel for treatment for a variety of reasons, such as:
The heart surgery and treatment available is lacking in their home country
Diagnosis and assessment takes too long
Outcomes and success rates are low
Cardiac surgery is unaffordable
At BMI The Priory they have a relationship with the majority of international health insurers and they also treat a large number of self-paying visitors from overseas.
BMI The Priory Hospital is popular with patients seeking treatment for heart conditions in England. In a recent survey of over 4,000 patients, more than 99% rated their overall quality of care as good, very good or excellent.
Cardiac surgery and treatments available BMI The Priory Hospital in England
Aortic valve replacement
Aortic valve disease affects the flow of blood out of the heart and can lead to dizziness, breathlessness or chest pain.
Coronary artery bypass
If a coronary artery becomes completely blocked it may cause part of the heart muscle to die, resulting in symptoms such as angina.
Mitral valve surgery
Mitral valve disease causes pressure on the heart and lungs, and may result in palpitations, breathlessness and dizziness.
Cardiac services at BMI The Priory
Cardiac patients at BMI Priory are treated in a newly refurbished ward with 22 single rooms and three doubles, which enable a relative to stay with you.
The state of the art central cardiac monitoring system offers peace of mind and networks to the Priory Critical Care Unit. Further support is offered via Level 3 Resident Medical Officers, who are available 24/7. Established intensivists are also on call throughout your stay.
BMI Priory offers referrals to cardiac rehabilitation services post operatively.
In addition to Thoracic Surgery, Cardiac Services at BMI The Priory Hospital also provides Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology treatments.