Find a world-class cardiothoracic surgeon.
North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) patients who require cardiac surgery will have the surgery with a cardiothoracic surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). NSMC has had a deep collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital from several decades, with NSMC cardiologists working side by side with Mass General cardiologists at the NSMC Heart Center.
Cardiothoracic surgeons at MGH treat adult congenital heart disease, aortic aneurysms, heart failure, heart rhythm conditions and heart valve conditions.
Conditions treated by a cardiothoracic surgeon at MGH
- Adult congenital heart disease
- Aortic aneurysms
- Heart failure
- Heart rhythm conditions
- Heart valve conditions
Other conditions treated by a cardiothoracic surgeon:
A cardiothoracic surgeon may use minimally invasive techniques to diagnose infections and tumors, conduct biopsies, repair heart valves, perform esophageal surgery. Minimally invasive surgery is also used during lung cancer surgery, and during thoracic outlet syndrome treatment.