The surgeons of UF Health Cardiothoracic Surgery – Jacksonville
are highly specialized and recognized experts in the field of heart, lung and chest
surgery. UF cardiothoracic surgeons employ state-of-the-art technology and the latest
surgical techniques to treat heart disease and lung and esophageal cancer, including
minimally invasive and robotic surgery procedures that significantly improve outcomes
and recovery time for patients.
Specializing in complicated, high-risk surgical procedures, these experts are at
the forefront of heart, lung and chest surgery. The division has been recognized
for excellence in bypass procedures and its outcomes have been well above the national
average. Working in close coordination with specialists in cardiology, radiation
oncology, medical oncology, pulmonology, pathology and radiology, the division treats
a full array of conditions.
Additionally, specialists at UF Health Jacksonville were the first in the region
to develop a multidisciplinary program designed to expedite the evaluation, diagnosis
and treatment of patients with aggressive thoracic cancer, including abnormal thoracic
growths, esophageal cancer, lung cancer, mesothothelioma and metastatic tumors of