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. If you have
questions about your condition or other matters related to your care,
we are always available at
Our team of professionals are here to provide services to those who have
been diagnosed with cardiovascular diseases and conditions that affect
the heart and blood vessels. These may include arteriosclerosis, heart
disease, shock, endocarditis, heart valve disease, coronary artery disease,
hypertension, diseases of the aorta and its branches, disorders of the
peripheral vascular system, and congenital heart disease.
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. If you've been diagnosed
with a disease or condition that affects your lungs or chest, our treatment
team will provide services from diagnosis to discharge.
Hear about Connie's experience when she learned her heart was failing: