You’ll receive comprehensive diagnosis and expert treatment for diseases
of the chest from the highly skilled and experienced surgeons at Virginia
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. Supported by a cohesive multidisciplinary
team, our surgeons are committed to clinical excellence and a holistic
approach to your care.
Expect the high level care of a major medical center provided with warm,
personal attention to your comfort and unique needs. An emphasis on treatment
options and an investment in training and technology means we can offer
conventional as well as the latest minimally invasive procedures to tailor
treatments to your condition.
Throughout your diagnosis and treatment, you’ll consistently meet
with the same caregivers—your surgeon and a multidisciplinary support
team-- all focused on giving you the best possible care. We also help
you gain the skills you need to sustain good health during your recovery
While cardiovascular and thoracic care is our passion and what each of
our experts has spent years preparing to do, we understand that your introduction
to this highly specialized field may have been quite sudden. On these
pages, you’ll find an overview of conditions, procedures and the
answers to many of the questions we hear from our patients. We also have
links to patient forms, hospital information, important resources and
more. If you have questions about your condition or other matters related
to your care, we are always available at
Our Thoracic Surgery program is one of the best in the country. We provide
expert care with state-of-the-art technology, all in a welcoming and comfortable
environment. Our dedicated team, led by Timothy Sherwood, MD, provides
multidisciplinary treatment and support.
Hear Dr. Sherwood discuss thoracic surgery by clicking here.