The cardiac and thoracic surgeons at UC San Diego Health are experts in surgical treatment of conditions of the heart, lungs, chest wall and diaphragm.
Recognized as a Top Heart Hospital
We're proud of our exceptional record and numerous awards, including ranking among the top 50 programs in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery by
U.S. News & World Report for 2020-21.
Read more about treatment of heart and lung conditions and the specialists dedicated to this work UC San Diego Health's Cardiovascular Institute.
We specialize in complex, advanced procedures, including:
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Our Team's Focus Is to Improve Your Heart Health
Our physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and social workers pay attention to every detail – from your first consultative visit, throughout hospitalization and postoperative follow-up care. Each day, we are devoted to finding and delivering new therapies that will safely and effectively improve your quality of life.