About the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Academic Title: Professor
Director, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cardiothoracic surgeons at Jefferson are experienced in performing some of the most challenging and complex heart surgeries, including the removal of aneurysms, valve replacements and various kinds of myocardial vascularization. We are also pioneering the use of minimally invasive techniques as an alternative to open-heart surgery.
A cardiothoracic surgeon specializes in the treatment of heart disease and lung disease. Our surgeons perform an array of complex cardiac operations, including the removal of aneurysms, valve replacements and various kinds of myocardial vascularization. Ongoing clinical trials place Jefferson among the first hospitals in the U.S. to treat patients with the latest technologies and techniques.