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  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

    The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, and surgical treatment for patients with diseases of the heart, great vessels and chest cavity. Our surgeries include, but are not limited to, the following procedures.

    Adult heart/major vascular surgery

    • Coronary artery bypass
    • Mitral valve repair and replacement
    • Aortic valve repair and replacement
    • Heart transplantation
    • Surgery of the thoracic aorta
    • Ventricular assist device surgery
    • Adult ECMO
    • Pulmonary throboendarterectomy
    • Adult congenital heart surgery
    • Mediastinitis

    Pediatric cardiothoracic surgery

    • All congenital abnormalities of the heart

    Surgeons

    Our surgeons include:

    •  Giorgio Aru, MD. Interests: Adult cardiovascular and general thoracic surgery
    •  Larry Creswell, MD. Interests: Adult cardiovascular and general thoracic surgery
    • Pierre de Delva, MD. Interests: General thoracic surgery
    • Daniel DiBardino, MD. Interests: Pediatric cardiothoracic surgery
    • Jorge Salazar, MD. Interests: Pediatric cardiothoracic surgery
    • Curtis Tribble, MD. Interests: Adult cardiovascular and surgery for heart failure

    Appointments

    Patients or physicians may schedule appointments with any of our surgeons by calling (601) 984-5170.