Lundquist Cardiovascular Institute

A Leader in Heart Care

Cardiac Surgery Doctors

Millions of Americans have heart conditions that lead to serious health problems. In fact, heart disease is the number one cause of death for both men and women in America today.

Built on a tradition of excellence and innovation, the Melanie and Richard Lundquist Cardiovascular Institute at Torrance Memorial offers comprehensive heart services. We have a multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses and technicians who offer integrated, comprehensive treatment. Torrance Memorial records some of the highest volumes and greatest success rates for heart surgery in the region. We are also affiliated with USC Keck Medical Center's Cardiothoracic Surgery Department.

Expanding Heart Surgery

Affiliation with USC Keck School of Medicine's Cardiothoracic Surgery Department.

Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

The new revolutionary procedure TAVR replaces heart valves without open heart surgery.

Heart Programs

We offer a variety of programs to help prevent and treat heart disease:

Heart Failure

Torrance Memorial offers a comprehensive in-patient and out-patient program to improve quality of life and manage every aspect of heart failure.

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Cardiac Surgery

The Lundquist Cardiovascular Institute is one of the top-rated programs in Los Angeles County completing a number of surgeries per year.

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Interventional Cardiology

Torrance Memorial Interventional Cardiology is a leader in minimally invasive cardiology techniques, including the new revolutionary procedure TAVR.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation

The Delpit Cardiac Rehabilitation is a medically supervised exercise and wellness program for people who have had a heart disease.

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Patient Story

Gina Simpson
Heart Disease


Get with Guidelines Heart Failure Program

Heart Failure program at Torrance Memorial received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association