Heart Surgery

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 being named:

  • Ranked among the top 50 programs in the nation for cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery by U.S. News & World Report.
  • One of the nation's 2013 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics.
  • One of 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs by Becker's Hospital Review.

Read more about treatment of heart and lung conditions and the specialists dedicated to this work at the Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center.

We specialize in complex, advanced procedures, including:

Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals 

For more information on heart surgery see Cardiovascular Medicine

Our Team Is Committed to You

Our physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and social workers pay attention to every detail – from your first consultative visit, throughout hospitalization and post-operative follow-up care. Each day, we are devoted to finding and delivering new therapies that will safely and effectively improve your quality of life.