Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

UPMC Hamot Flagship CVT Surgeons is a specialty surgical practice offering advanced, comprehensive tertiary care in the fields of cardiac, vascular, and thoracic surgery. The practice has a fully accredited vascular laboratory that performs a full range of advanced non-invasive carotid and lower extremity arterial studies, as well as venous duplex examinations for venous thrombosis (DVT), venous insufficiency, and varicose veins.

Our Services

Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Coronary artery bypass
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
  • Valve repair and replacement (transcatheter aortic valve replacements)
  • Treatment for atherosclerotic heart disease
  • Chest wall, mediastinum, diaphragm, and pleura procedures
  • Tracheostomy
  • Bronchus and lung procedures
  • Esophageal procedures
  • Endoscopies of the esophagus, bronchus, and mediastinum​
  • Pulmonary embolism removal
  • Ventricular aneurysm repair

Vascular Surgery

  • Open vascular and endovascular procedures
  • Thoracic aortic procedures
  • Abdominal aorta procedures
  • Treatment for varicose veins
  • Repair of trauma to the veins and arteries
  • Interventional vascular procedures
  • Carotid surgery
  • Diagnostic angiography
  • Thrombolysis for deep vein thrombosis/pulmonary embolism
  • Endovenous laser treatment for varicose veins
  • Repair of trauma to the veins and arteries
  • Interventional vascular procedures


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