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Catawba-Piedmont Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery offers a range of skilled, advanced cardiovascular and thoracic surgeries. We accept patients upon referral from primary care or other physicians. Call 803-324-1950.

Cardiac Surgery

  • Coronary artery bypass using endoscopic vein harvesting
  • Valvular repair or replacement including bioprosthetic and mechanical valves and aortic allografts
  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
  • Excision of cardiac tumors
  • Repair of atrial septal defects and ventricular aneurysms
  • Ablation of atrial fibrillation
  • Maze procedure

Uncomplicated coronary bypass patients may be discharged in three days with home health nursing and close outpatient follow-up.

Peripheral Vascular Surgery

  • Carotid artery endarterectomy
  • Repair of thoracic and abominal aortic aneurysms
  • Aortoiliac and lower extremity bypass
  • Insertion of vascular catheters for infusion therapy

Thoracic Surgery

  • Surgical management of benign and malignant pulmonary lesions
  • Diagnosis, treatment of lung cancer including mediastinoscopy and thoracic surgical resection
  • Mediastinal mass excision including thymoma
  • Assessment and management of pleural and chest wall diseases.