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Pierre Jaïs, M.D. Professor of Cardiology, Haut-Lévêque Hospital, Bordeaux, France

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"Steve, your website was so helpful. Thank you! After two ablations I am now A-fib free. You are a great help to a lot of people, keep up the good work."

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If you aren’t a candidate for a catheter ablation, another option is the Maze/Mini-Maze surgery. We’ve compiled a list of Medical Centers and doctors performing the Maze surgeries organized by US state (when applicable).

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University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Cardiovascular Disease


Cavanaugh Heart Center


Samuel T. Rayburn MD PA


USC Healthcare Consultation Center II 

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian 

University of California San Francisco, East Bay Surgery 

University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery 

Pacific Coast Cardiac & Vascular Surgeons

Sequoia Heart Surgeons

Sacramento Cardiovascular Surgeons 

Sutter Medical Group Cardiology 

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center 

Stanford School of Medicine


Yale Cardiac Surgery


Shands Hospital at the Un. of Florida 

Mayo Clinic Jacksonville 

Atrial Fibrillation Institute/St. Vincent’s Heart and Vascular Center 

St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tampa/Advanced Center for Atrial Fibrillation

Sarasota Memorial Hospital (Dr. Paul Vesco)


Emory University Heart Center 

Piedmont Heart Institute

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Division of Cardiac Surgery 

University of Chicago Medical Center, Department of Surgery 

Illinois Cardiac Surgery Associates, SC 

OSF St. Francis Medical Center Illinois Cardiac Surgery Associates 


Community Heart and Vascular Hospital

Clarian Health Group/Methodist Hospital 


New Orleans Heart


Capital Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery 

Johns Hopkins Un. 

University of Maryland Cardiac Surgery


Massachusetts General Hospital

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 

North Shore Medical Center

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Borgess Heart Center, Kalamazoo

Great Lakes Cardiothoracic/Northern Michigan Hospital



Wheeler Heart/Vascular Center 

Washington Univ. School of Medicine 

St. John’s Cardiovascular Specialists


Mayo Clinic Rochester 


St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center 

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital


Montefiore Medical Center CAR,  Division of Cardiology-Montefiore-Einstein

Maimonides Medical Center, Atrial Fibrillation Center

New York Columbia Presbyterian Hospital

Lenox Hill Interventional Cardiac & Vascular Svcs


Asheville Cardiovascular Surgery 

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Wake Forest University/Baptist Medical Center

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Deaconess Hospital Atrial Fibrillation Center

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

The Ohio State Un. Medical Center


University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center


Swanson Gatley Cardiothoracic Surgeons/St. Vincent’s Medical Center


Allegheny General Hospital, The Gerald McGinnis Cardiovascular Institute


Greenville Hospital System,  University Medical Group Cardiothorasic Surgery


Methodist University Hospital 

Vanderbilt Heart Center for Atrial Fibrillation


Texas Heart Institute/Cardiovascular Care Providers, Inc. 

University of Texas Houston/Memorial Hermann Hospital 

Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates of North Texas 


Intermountain Medical Group


Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Inova Fairfax Hospital


Aspirus Heart & Vascular Institute, A-Fib Clinic

Froedtert & Medical College Clinics

Midwestern Heart Surgery Institute, St. Luke’s Medical Center

NOTICE: we offer no preferential listings. We accept no fee, benefit or value of any kind for listing a specific doctor or medical center. A-Fib.com is not affiliated with any practice, medical center or physician.

HOW TO FIND CONTACT INFO: Use the “Search our site” box (upper right on this page) to get to the right Directory page. Then, open your browser’s ‘Find on Page’ feature (‘CTRL+F’) to locate the name on the page.

Disclaimer: this directory is provided for your convenience only. We make no endorsement of a specific physician or medical facility. Choosing a physician is an important decision and should be based upon your own investigation of each physician’s training, education and experience. This directory offers you the opportunity to locate and contact a healthcare professional directly.

A-Fib.com—your independent source of unbiased information about Atrial Fibrillation, research and treatment options.


Last updated: Saturday, May 14, 2016

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