The underlying purpose of St. Francis Health  and St. Francis Heart Center's hundreds of research initiatives and clinical trials is our commitment to providing clinical best practices, resources and instruction to physicians worldwide – all in an effort to constantly improve patient treatment and care.

We invite you to learn more about how Dr. Marc Gerdisch and the Franciscan St. Francis Heart Center are using Extracellular Matrix technology for cardiac valve repair and remodeling, and the benefits this new surgical procedure offers your patients. Dr. Gerdisch is an independent physician, who chooses to practice at Franciscan St. Francis Health.