Cardiothoracic surgeons

What is a cardiothoracic surgeon?

Cardiothoracic surgeons perform surgeries on the organs in the chest, including the heart, lungs, and esophagus. Some cardiothoracic surgeons specialize in one particular body system — for example, cardiac surgeons focus on open heart surgery. If you need surgery, you’ll get a referral to a cardiothoracic surgeon from another doctor, such as your primary care provider or your cardiologist.

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Examples: cardiovascular disease (CVD), heart disease, congenital heart disease

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