Specializing in heart, lung, and esophageal surgery
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
The Pediatric Cardiac Surgery division has the lowest overall four-year surgical mortality rate among medium- and high-volume programs in the country with a rate of 1.1%, according to the latest data compiled by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (2008-2012).
CT transplant surgeons have performed over 3,000 lung, heart, and combined heart-lung transplants with outcomes that meet or exceed national benchmarks. The UPMC Artificial Heart Program continually sets the standard in technological innovation and clinical excellence.
Adult Cardiac Surgery
Cardiac surgeons in the Division of Adult Cardiac Surgery have vast experience in both traditional and minimally invasive surgical methods for performing the most complex heart and vascular operations.
Thoracic and Foregut Surgery
Recognized as one of the most active thoracic and foregut surgical divisions in the United States, our surgeons specialize all aspects of pulmonary, tracheal, chest wall, mediastinal, esophageal, and upper abdominal surgery.