World Class

Heart Care

For more than 40 years, Mission Heart has been a regional leader in cardiothoracic surgery and heart care. Committed to high quality and superior outcomes, our award-winning team maintains years of specialized clinical experience, and is dedicated to caring for patients with skill and compassion. Our physician teams with Asheville Cardiology Associates and Asheville Heart deliver a team-oriented approach to patient heart issues, with a high level of technical expertise.

  • Truven Health Analytics has recognized Mission Heart as a “Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital” for the twelfth time. Learn more here. Mission Heart is one of only two hospitals in North Carolina to receive this recognition.
  • Mission Heart was one of the only eight Cardiac Surgery Programs in the nation to receive the Society of Thoracic Surgeons’’ (STS) highest ranking (three stars) for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG), Aortic Valv Replacement (AVR) and AVR/CABG combined surgery.
  • Mission’s cardiothoracic program received an additional STS three-star ratig for pulmonary resections – making Mission Heart one of the very few programs in the nation to achieve three-stars in all four rated STS database categories.

In 2014, Mission Heart was one of only eight Cardiac Surgery Programs in the nation to receive the Society of Thoracic Surgeons' (STS) highest ranking (three stars) for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG), Aortic Valve Replacement (AVR) and AVR/CABG combined surgery. In 2015, Mission's cardiothoracic program received an additional STS three-star rating for pulmonary resections - making Mission Heart one of the very few programs in the nation to achieve three-stars in all four rated STS database categories. At the end of 2015, Mission Heart was once again recognized with the highest STS ratings in all four categories.

Why Heart Care Professionals Choose Mission Heart

Hear why surgeons, nursing staff, patient navigators and Advanced Cardiac Care Clinic personnel choose to work with Mission Heart, ranked as a Top 50 Heart Center in America.

Did You Know...

Over the past 10 years our physicians have performed in excess of 50,000 coronary angiograms as well as more than 20,000 cardiac and thoracic surgeries since the program was founded over 30 years ago. This breadth of experience has led to outstanding survival rates for our 18,000 annual heart patients, soaring beyond the national average.

Certifications & Awards

American Heart Association Hospital Accreditation
American College of Cardiology - Chest Pain Center - Primary PCI
ACC Accreditation Services
ACA
Watson Health - 50 Top Cardiovascular 2015
American Heart Association Hospital Accreditation
American College of Cardiology - Chest Pain Center - Primary PCI
ACC Accreditation Services
ACA
Watson Health - 50 Top Cardiovascular 2015

Patient Stories

  I just feel like it gave me a new lease on life  

Linda Johnson
Mission Heart Patient