Overview

In cardiac surgery at Mayo Clinic, surgeons treat people with disorders of the heart, lung and chest.

Mayo Clinic cardiac and thoracic surgeons in the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona, the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida, and the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota have experience treating people with cardiovascular conditions using the most current management and surgical techniques.

Mayo Clinic cardiovascular surgeons, cardiothoracic surgeons, thoracic surgeons and cardiologists perform more than 9,000 cardiovascular and cardiothoracic procedures each year at Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota.

Surgeons perform many complex procedures, including:

Not all procedures may be available at all locations. Please confirm when you call to request an appointment.

Cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeons work as a multidisciplinary team with doctors in several areas to provide coordinated care for people, including:

Cardiovascular surgeons work with pediatric cardiologists to care for children with heart conditions at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota. Staff in the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona partners with Phoenix Children's Hospital to treat children with heart conditions.

Cardiac surgeons in the Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, serve people in Eau Claire and surrounding areas.

Mayo Clinic surgeons are active in research and in clinical trials to evaluate new approaches for treatment of heart, lung and chest conditions. Surgeons continually analyze their large-volume surgical practice for ways to improve your care.

Sep. 05, 2014