Heart and lung surgery in Las Vegas

MountainView Hospital hosts a dedicated team of in-house cardiac surgeons who perform a wide range of procedures, including open-heart surgery, vascular surgery, heart catheterization and other minimally invasive procedures. Our surgeons are highly trained and experienced to treat your condition and get you back to living your everyday life.

MountainView Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Associates has also developed a heart program focused on your individual needs. As an affiliate of MountainView Hospital, they are available 24 hours a day and provide comprehensive cardiothoracic services.

To find a cardiothoracic surgeon or for more information, please call us at (702) 962-5021.

Nationally recognized heart and lung care

MountainView's cardiovascular and thoracic surgery is the premier program in Southern Nevada. MountainView Hospital's program has been recognized by Consumer Reports® for heart surgery success and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for excellence in cardiac care.

MountainView Hospital has received a 3-star rating for mitral valve repair and replacement—the highest quality rating available—during the fourth quarter of 2020 and is among the top 6 percent in the nation for its quality outcomes. Our team approach and onsite, dedicated surgical team are pivotal to our success.

Cardiothoracic procedures we perform

At MountainView, we perform many cardiac and thoracic procedures, including:

  • Abdominal aortic disease, including endovascular stenting
  • Adult cardiothoracic surgery
  • Beating heart off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Bronchial thermoplasty
  • Carotid disease
  • Dialysis access procedures
  • Minimally invasive approach to valvular heart disease
  • Minimally invasive mitral valve repair
  • Peripheral vascular surgery
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement
  • Venous insufficiency

Minimally invasive valve surgery

MountainView is the only hospital in the area to utilize minimally invasive techniques for the repair and replacement of aortic and mitral heart valves. The many potential advantages of this approach include:

  • Smaller incisions
  • Smaller scars
  • Decreased blood loss
  • Decreased length of stay
  • Decreased pain
  • Decreased risk of infection
  • No need to divide the breastbone

Our cardiothoracic team

In addition to our surgeons, our cardiothoracic team includes advanced nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, rehabilitation therapists, case managers and support staff who have dedicated their careers to the care and treatment of heart patients.

From the operating room to the dedicated cardiac ICU and progressive care unit, our cardiac nurses are specially trained and have successfully completed a rigorous course that includes several proctored cases. You or your loved one will receive specialized nursing care while in the cardiac ICU.

Refer a patient

If you're a physician and want to refer your patient to the Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Program at MountainView Hospital, please call (702) 962-5021.