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Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center's Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery specializes in the surgical treatment of heart disease, both ischemic (most often caused by narrowing of the arteries), and valvular (caused by problems in the heart's valves).

Our treatments include:

Our Cardiothoracic Surgery Team includes nurse clinicians who act as patient advocates and coordinate patient education, discharge planning, and follow-up care. Their use of shared decision-making techniques helps patients and caregivers to come to an agreement about a healthcare decision.

See our Coronary Bypass Surgery Performance Results.

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