Cardio Thoracic Surgery

The UMC Heart Center, in partnership with UMC Physicians and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, is privileged to bring you and your family cardiovascular surgery. The skillful cardiovascular surgery we offer is provided by the expert care of: Dr. Ralph Paone, Dr. Donald Robertson, and Dr. Ben Hirsch. Our surgeons offer a full range of cardiac surgery -- both elective and emergency.

Our team is comprised of a depth of experience. This allows us to provide you, our patient, expert care -- with heart. The UMC Heart Center allows the region access to the newest surgical techniques, equipment, and complex operations, including minimally invasive approaches

Our services include:

  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
    • Arterial coronary bypass
    • Minimally invasive heart surgery
    • Off pump bypass surgery
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
    • Arterial coronary bypass
    • Minimally invasive heart surgery
    • Off pump bypass surgery
  • Heart Valve Surgery
    • Aorta and Aortic Valve Surgery
    • Mitral Valve
    • Tricuspid Valve 
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Cardio Thoracic Surgery
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