Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery

University Heart specialists are among the leaders in surgical treatment of diseases, conditions and other problems of the heart, cardiovascular system, lungs, esophagus, mediatinum and chest wall. Their expertise makes them sought after for routine procedures as well as those other physicians may consider too complex, uncommon or high risk, including hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, thoracic outlet syndrome and hyperhydrosis.

Procedures include, but are not limited to:

  • Coronary bypass surgery
  • Aortic valve repair and replacement
  • Surgery of the thoracic aorta
  • Adult ECMO
  • Adult congenital heart surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery of the chest
  • Esophageal surgery, benign and malignant conditions
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Esophageal and airway stenting
  • Thymic surgery
  • Mitral valve repair and replacement
  • Heart transplantation
  • Ventricular assist device surgery (VAD, LVAD)
  • Pulmonary throboendarterectomy
  • Mediastinitis
  • Lung surgery, benign and malignant conditions
  • Surgery for abnormalities of the mediastinum
  • Tracheal and airway surgery
  • Chest wall reconstruction