Marc Sakwa

Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery, MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute; Medical

Director, Adult Cardiovascular Surgery, MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute

MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center

Marc Sakwa, MD, is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive procedures for complex heart conditions. Dr. Sakwa is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon with expertise in minimally invasive surgical procedures for complex heart disease. His clinical interests include aortic and mitral valve heart surgery with two- to three-inch incisions in the chest compared to traditional open-heart surgery. The significant advantage includes quicker recoveries, reduced hospital stays, less post-operative pain, smaller scars, and an earlier return to normal activities. His research focuses on valvular repair, replacement and evaluation of new technologies for valve disease. 

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