Baptist Medical Group Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Whether it's your third surgery or your first, you deserve to have doctors by your side who are compassionate, caring and experienced. By choosing Baptist Medical Group cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons, you can.
Cardiovascular and thoracic surgeries involve surgical procedures of the chest to treat a variety of cardiovascular and thoracic health problems. These may include such procedures as heart bypass, heart valve surgery and heart transplant.
What do BMG cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons do?
Baptist Medical Group cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons specialize in performing serious, often complex, surgeries involving the heart and lungs. These doctors are experienced in helping patients on a daily basis. Because they wear Baptist Medical Group on their sleeves, they can spend more time focusing on a patient’s well-being and less time on the details of managing a practice.
The Baptist Medical Group team of cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons treats both common and complex conditions through procedures, such as the following:
- Coronary artery bypass grafting
- Valvular heart surgery
- Correction of aneurysms in peripheral arteries, such as the carotid (neck)
- Abdominal aorta
- Vessels in the extremities
Types of Conditions Treated
When patients see a Baptist Medical Group physician who specializes in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, they may be dealing with one of the following health problems:
- Heart valve disease
- Aortic aneurysm
- Coronary artery disease
- Heart arrhythmias
- Heart failure
- Marfan syndrome
- Other less common conditions