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Heart Surgery

The cardiac and thoracic surgeons at UC San Diego Health are experts in the 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:

For more information on heart surgery, see Cardiovascular Institute.

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, to 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.