Overview

Coronary Surgery

Coronary Artery Disease affects 13 million Americans each year. Coronary artery diseases occurs when plaques form in the coronary artery’s. The doctors at Albany Cardiothoracic Surgery perform many types of coronary surgeries targeting different conditions.

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) is the most common cardiac surgical preformed. Albany Cardiothoracic Surgeons perform over 300 CABG’s each year. Read more about coronary artery bypass surgery.

Valve Surgery

Various diseases can affect heart valves. Read about the various valve surgeries we perform.

Heart Failure Surgery and Ventricular Assist Devices

We offer a number of different devices that provide variable degrees of circulatory support for the failing heart. These may function as bridge to recovery, heart transplant or destination therapy. Learn more about heart failure surgery and VAD’s.

Arrhythmia Surgery

Our surgeons at Albany Cardiothoracic Surgeons are well-versed in the Cox-Maze IV procedure, which is an ablative procedure usually performed in conjunction with another heart operation to eradicate atrial fibrillation. Read more about arrhythmia surgery.

Pace makers and Laser Lead Extraction

See details of our pace maker and laser lead extraction procedures.