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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 

Best Hospitals Ucsfhealth Lung and Pulmonology Surgery 2022-23

Heart 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.

Best Hospitals Cardiology and Heart Surgery 2022-23

We 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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