Miami Valley Hospital (MVH) Cardiac Services has been ranked among the best in Ohio for Cardiac Surgery and received a 5-Star rating for Cardiac Surgery. Learn more.
Cardiothoracic surgery is the surgical treatment of diseases affecting organs inside the thorax (the chest). It involves the treatment of conditions of the heart (heart disease) and lungs (lung disease).
Cardiothoracic surgeons specialize in heart and lung/chest surgery. Patients usually see a cardiologist first and then, depending on their diagnosis, may be referred to a cardiothoracic surgeon.
Each week this team meets to discuss cardiac care plans and how to improve quality and outcomes for patients. Your individual care plan is the result of the combined perspectives and expertise of each member team.
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