Cardiovascular Institute

Lundquist Cardiovascular Institute

A Leader in Heart Care

Cardiac Surgery Doctors

With heart disease as the foremost health challenge for millions of Americans, Southern California residents will be glad to know that Torrance Memorial Medical Center is renowned as our region’s leading provider of high quality cardiovascular care. Equipped with cutting edge technology, our Melanie and Richard Lundquist Cardiovascular Institute gives our cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons the tools they need to achieve the best possible outcome for every patient. Our highly trained and experienced doctors, nurses and medical technologists work together to deliver a superior level of integrated and comprehensive multidisciplinary care.

What Else Sets Us Apart?

  • Groundbreaking research happens here. Our staff includes nationally known, deeply respected cardiologists who conduct leading-edge research and clinical trials right here at Torrance Memorial.
  • Our physicians achieve extraordinarily high success rates. Performing our area’s highest volumes of complex cardiovascular procedures, our skilled cardiovascular surgeons have unparalleled expertise with innovative, often life-saving, minimally invasive cardiovascular procedures.
  • We continue to invest in leading-edge technology. For example, we have the most advanced hybrid operating suite currently available, ensuring that our patients have access to the best care modern medicine can offer.
  • We’re proud of our affiliation with the world-class USC Keck Medical Center’s Cardiothoracic Surgery Department.

Built on a tradition of excellence and innovation, the Melanie and Richard Lundquist Cardiovascular Institute at Torrance Memorial offers our area’s most expert, comprehensive heart services.

Cardiovascular Programs

Torrance Memorial offers a variety of programs to treat and manage heart disease:

» All Cardiovascular Programs

Testing and Screenings

We have the expertise and state-of-the-art technology to diagnose and treat heart diseases:

» All Diagnostic Testing

Conditions of the Heart

Learn about the various heart conditions and diseases we care for at Torrance Memorial:

» All Cardiovascular Conditions We Treat

Expanding Our Heart Surgery Program

We are now partnered with USC Keck School of Medicine's Cardiothoracic Surgery Department.

Minimally Invasive Valve Replacement

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

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Cardiovascular Research

Saving Lives through Cardiac Research

Patient Story

Mike Lacey
Heart Disease


Heart Failure Program received gold plus achievement by the american heart association

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