Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

Adult Cardiac Surgery

Our highly skilled cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons offer a comprehensive range of services including:

  • Coronary bypass
  • Valve repair/replacement
  • Repair of congenital defects
  • Repair of aneurysms, dissections and trauma to the thoracic aorta

Noncardiac Thoracic Surgery (Chest & Lung)

Our surgeons are also board certified in thoracic surgery and provide expertise in thoracic surgery to the region.

Thoracic surgery is the repair of organs located in the thorax - or chest. The thoracic cavity lies between the neck and the diaphragm and contains the heart and lungs (cardiopulmonary system), the esophagus, trachea, chest wall and diaphragm. Thoracic surgery repairs diseased or injured organs and tissues in the thoracic cavity.

Procedures include:

  • Pleural and pulmonary diseases
  • Lung cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Complex esophageal strictures
  • Chest wall tumors and injuries
  • Minimally invasive thoracic surgery

Chest and Lung Cancer Care

Thoracic surgeons work closely with our oncologists, pulmonologists and radiation therapists to offer a multidisciplinary approach to thoracic cancers.

Conditions & Treatments

As part of a health-system with care locations across five states, we're here to take care of your chest, lungs, trachea, esophagus and more. Learn more about the procedures available at Kadlec.


Our Providers

Name Area of Care
Katherine Cayetano, MD Pulmonology
Hannan Chaugle, MD Cardiothoracic Surgeons
Rangaswamy Chintapatla, MD Hematology and Oncology
Juan Cordero, MD Cardiothoracic Surgeons
Vincent Cunanan, MD Pulmonology
Karen DuBois, ARNP Hematology and Oncology
Michelle Froh, ARNP Hematology and Oncology
Eric Gamboa, MD Hematology and Oncology
Basir Haque, MD Hematology and Oncology
Arun Patel, MD Hematology and Oncology
Naveen Rawat, MD Pulmonology
Marlene SanFilippo, MSN, ARNP, AOCNP Hematology and Oncology
Ying Zhuo, MD Hematology and Oncology