One of the Premiere Centers in the World

Welcome to Cardiothoracic Surgery

The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery is one of the premier cardiothoracic centers in the world. The division was established prior to the founding of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and was integrated into the academic mission of the medical school in the 1960s. Since its inception, it has earned an excellent reputation for its innovative cardiothoracic approaches, outstanding team of surgeons and compassionate care provided to its patients.

The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery provides the full spectrum of cardiac and thoracic surgery services at three clinical sites; Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami Hospital, and Miami VA Hospital.

With a “dream team” of exceptionally skilled physicians this world-renowned cardiothoracic surgical division is equipped to perform a full range of services ranging from routine corrective procedures to multi-organ transplants. Each year, hundreds of patients are able to resume active, healthy lifestyles due to our physicians’ skills and dedication.