The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Arizona is dedicated to excellence in patient care, clinical and basic research on diseases affecting our patients and education of the next generation of cardiothoracic surgeons. Since our division was established in 1977, it has developed into an internationally recognized program, providing state-of-the-art care in heart and lung transplants and in cardiac assist devices.
Our goal is to provide patients with the best possible surgical option for them, choosing from among the widest variety of treatments that we have specific expertise in:
Our surgeons work collaboratively with other experts at the University of Arizona (in such specialties as Cardiology, Pulmonary Medicine, Vascular Surgery, and Oncology) to offer the latest in multidisciplinary care. Our physician-scientists are leaders in the study of basic molecular and physiologic principles underlying cardiac and thoracic diseases. We have uncovered novel links between the immune system and hypertension and between the immune system and congestive heart failure; have developed basic mathematical models of the heart; and have elucidated important facts about diabetes and heart surgery.
Our entire team is on the forefront in incorporating these new trends in patient care:
For the best cardiothoracic surgical care in Tucson, Southern Arizona or the Southwest, make an appointment by calling (520) 694-5200 (Tucson).
University of Arizona Department of Surgery
1501 N. Campbell Avenue
PO Box 245071
Tucson, AZ 85724-5071
Office Phone: (520) 626-7951
Clinic Phone: (520) 694-5200
Clinic Fax: (520) 626-4042