Cardiothoracic Treatments and Procedures

The UPMC Esophageal and Lung Surgery Institute has over 35 cardiothoracic surgeons and more than 170 staff members working for your benefit.

Our two divisions offer specific treatments and procedures for different types of cardiothoracic conditions:

Division ​Treatments

Thoracic and Foregut Surgery Division

​Minimally invasive treatments for thoracic and foregut conditions, including diseases of the lungs, trachea, and esophagus.

Cardiothoracic Transplant Division

Lung, heart and heart-lung transplant surgeries for adults and children with advanced heart and lung diseases.

Pioneers in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Procedures

Recognized for their expertise, the medical team at the UPMC Esophageal and Lung Surgery Institute continues to act as pioneers for cardiothoracic treatments and procedures, such as:

  • Artificial heart implants and heart-assist devices
  • Adult heart and lung transplants
  • Pediatric heart and lung transplants

The team’s dedication and expertise, coupled with the comprehensive range of diagnostic and treatment therapies they provide, allow clinicians and researchers to optimize therapies that promote positive outcomes for the people they treat.

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