News & Spotlight Archive


Dr. James D. Luketich Appointed to the AATS as a Councilor

Pitt Developed Artificial Lung Shows Promise In Animal Model

Firefighter recovering from 2nd heart transplant goes to concert with surgeon

UPMC celebrates its 2,000th lung transplant with one patient still well 28 years later

University of Pittsburgh Named #1 Thoracic Surgery Foundation Funded Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Institution

22-Year-Old Woman Recovering After Receiving Second Double Lung Transplant

Creator of Cone Procedure for Ebstein's Anomaly Joins Department as Visiting Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Class of 2017 Cardiothoracic Surgery Residents and Fellows Graduate

Esophageal Cancer Support Group

UPMC Study Gives Better Understanding of Cardiac Arrhythmia following Lung Transplantation

Dr. Stephen C. Yang is Annual Henry T. Bahnson Lecturer

Rethinking Care After Lung Transplants Might Lead to Longer Lives

Aortic Valve Procedure Alternative for Elderly

Dr. Robert Kormos named Peter J. Safar Pulse of Pittsburgh Award Winner by American Heart Association

UPMC Passavant and UPMC Shadyside Receive Nation's Top Ratings for Heart Surgery from Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Department Celebrates Legacy, Future with Four New Endowed Chair Holders

Seven Cardiothoracic Surgery Physicians named to Pittsburgh Magazine's 2015 "Best Doctors"

Acid Reflux Management Device Wraps Itself Around Disease

Ligonier Man Prepared to Return to Triathlons After Heart Surgery

UPMC Artificial Heart Program Marks Treatment Milestone

Lung Transplant That Saved Hometown Hero a Revolutionary Procedure

Erie Hospital Volunteer Thrives 21 Years After Heart Transplant

UPMC Double Lung Transplant Patient is First in U.S. to Use Hemolung Device

Notable Faculty Accomplishments

Department Welcomes New Attending Surgeons

Successful Recruiting of Residents for 2015-16; Upcoming Resident Interview Days