Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgical Services

Our status as a leader in cardiothoracic surgery is supported by leading edge technology, state-of-the-art suites, and a team of outstanding surgeons, anesthesiologists, and dedicated support staff.


The Heart Hospital in New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center treats a variety of conditions affecting the heart, lungs, and major vessels. Our full range of surgical services and procedures include:

  • Open heart surgery (coronary artery bypass)
  • Heart valve repair and/or replacement
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (endostent procedure)
  • Ventricular assist devices
  • Thoracoscopic/VATS lung surgeries
  • Pulmonary resections
  • Lung cancer treatment
  • Complex aortic surgery
  • Atrial fibrillation surgery (MAZE)

Our four dedicated cardiovascular operating rooms offer the newest advances in technology to assist surgeons in ensuring successful patient outcomes.

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