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Precision Care, Stellar Outcomes, Exceptional Service, Academic Distinction & Breakthrough Discoveries

The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery is one of the esteemed divisions within the UCSF Department of Surgery, dedicated to delivering compassionate patient care, leading-edge research, and training the next generation of cardiothoracic leaders.Comprised of four exceptional clinical programs - Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Heart Transplant, and Lung Transplant, our world-renowned faculty specialize in treating diseases of the lung, heart, esophagus, and performing heart and lung transplantation. Our Cardiac and Transplant Surgeons take on leadership roles at the UCSF 

Pulmonology-2023-2024Heart and Vascular Center and Intensive Critical Care Service Units on the Parnassus Campus, while our Thoracic Surgeons lead the multidisciplinary Thoracic Surgery & Oncology Program across UCSF's Mt. Zion and Mission Bay campuses.

Cardiac & Vascular 23-24We are proud to sponsor an ACGME accredited residency training program in Thoracic surgery that includes rotations in Cardiac Surgery, Advanced Heart Failure, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic surgery, and Heart & Lung transplantation, with a focus on educating and training the future leaders of cardiothoracic surgery.

Our team is committed to providing state-of-the-art surgical excellence,exceptional patient care, quality education, and pioneering research, as recognized by our rankings in Best Hospitals U.S. News Awards. 

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