The Hands of Experience® in Advanced Health Care

Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

The experienced team at St. Mary’s Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery has a tradition of excellence in cardiac, thoracic, vascular and esophageal surgery. New technologies are allowing the St. Mary’s team to perform minimally invasive procedures that create an even better patient experience.

Patients no longer have to travel to a larger city for the latest in minimally invasive cardiac and thoracic surgeries. Those surgeries are available right here at Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery.

Cardiac Surgery

  • Conventional coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Minimally invasive bypass surgery
  • Off-pump beating heart surgery
  • Minimally invasive valve surgery
  • Aneurysmal disease of heart and thoracic aorta
  • Aortic root disease
  • Surgical ventricular restoration
  • Surgical treatment of arrhythmias
  • Adult-onset congenital heart surgery
  • Bi-ventricular pacemakers and AICDs
  • Robotic-assisted cardiac surgery

Thoracic Surgery

  • Robotic-assisted thoracic surgery utilizing Da Vinci Si HD including robotic lobectomy and robotic thymectomy
  • Thoracic oncology
  • Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)
  • VATS lobectomy and biopsies
  • VATS sympathectomy
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Endobronchial ultrasound biopsies (EBUS), Navigational branchoscopy
  • Chest wall diseases
  • Lung volume reduction surgery
  • Surgery for hyperhydrosis
  • Interventional bronchoscopy stents
  • Tracheal surgery

Vascular Surgery

  • Endovascular repair and open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Upper and lower extremity vascular diseases
  • Carotid artery disease

Esophageal Surgery

  • Esophageal disease
    • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
    • Esophageal cancer
    • Hiatal hernias
  • Surgery of the diaphragm
  • Robotic-assisted esophageal surgery

St. Mary’s Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons

Richard Heuer, MD
Richard Heuer, MD

Nepal Chowdhury, MD
Nepal Chowdhury, MD

Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery is located at 2828 First Ave., Suite 200, in Huntington. For more information, call (304) 399-7530.