Our Services

St. Francis Heart Hospital, an affiliate of Emory Cardiothoracic Surgery, is the only hospital in the Chattahoochee Valley that provides a full range of cardiac surgeries, including open-heart surgery (coronary artery bypass grafting  or CABG) and heart valve replacement. Among the cardiac surgical procedures provided by physicians at Cardiovascular and ThoracicInstitute at St. Francis are:

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (OPCAB)
  • Aortic Valve Replacement or Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement or Repair
  • Repair of Ventricle Aneurysm
  • Tricuspid Valve Replacement or Repair
  • Repair of Aortic Aneurysm
  • Repair of Aortic Dissection
  • Repair of Atrial Septal Defect
  • Pulmonary Embolism

Thoracic surgical procedures performed at St. Frances include:

  • Surgical treatment of lung cancer
  • Surgical diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lung, diaphragm, chest and mediastinum
  • Surgical treatment of diseases of the esophagus

Specific thoracic surgical procedures include:

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Thorascopy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
  • Lobectomy
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Decortication of Lung
  • Drainage of Empyema
  • Resection of Chest Wall Tumors
  • Surgery of Diaphragm
  • Surgery Esophagus