Our Program

The USC Inherited Cardiovascular and Connective Tissue Disorders Center combines the nationally recognized clinical excellence of Keck Medicine of USC’s Comprehensive Aortic Center with a suite of specialized medical and surgical services designed especially for patients with with Marfan Syndrome and other inherited connective tissue disorders.

The Comprehensive Aortic Center is of one of the premier aortic surgical programs in the Western United States. The strongest features of our program have been our clinical results when it comes to the diagnosis, emergency transport, and surgical treatment of acute aortic dissections. We also have extensive experience with elective aortic surgery, including valve sparing aortic root procedures.

Our team coordinates care between medical and surgical specialties and takes a collaborative, patient-centered approach to bring the comprehensive care that cardiovascular and connective tissue disorders require.

Our Program

Our multidisciplinary program is designed to provide the kind of comprehensive care that patients with Marfan Syndrome and other connective tissue disorders need to stay well in every way.  We provide expert care in:

  • Aortic disease
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Primary care
  • Pain medicine
  • Medical genetics
  • Cardiology
  • Pulmonary medicine

Our Physicians

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Practicing Locations

Keck Medicine of USC - Pasadena
USC Eye Institute (Arcadia)
USC Roski Eye Institute (Los Angeles)

Specializing In

Ophthalmology

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Keck Hospital of USC

Specializing In

Family Medicine

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Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Keck Hospital of USC
Keck Medicine of USC - Pasadena
USC Healthcare Center 2
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

Specializing In

Cardiac Surgery

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 1

Specializing In

Cardiac Surgery, Endovascular Surgery

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Specializing In

Pulmonologist

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Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 2

Specializing In

Vascular Surgery, Endovascular Therapy

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Practicing Locations

USC Roski Eye Institute (Los Angeles)

Specializing In

Ophthalmology

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Specializing In

Cardiology

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
Norris Healthcare Center HC3
USC Healthcare Center 2

Specializing In

Joint Replacement of the Hip and Knee

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Practicing Locations

USC Healthcare Center 2
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

Specializing In

Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 2

Specializing In

Electrophysiology, Cardiac Imaging, Arrhythmias

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
Keck Medicine of USC – Glendale
Norris Healthcare Center HC3
USC Healthcare Center 2
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Specializing In

Arthroscopic Knee Surgery and Ligament Reconstruction (ACL Surgery), Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery (Rotator Cuff Shoulder Instability), total and reverse shoulder replacement, cartilage preservation procedures, and Hip Arthroscopy