Excellence in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
We are a world-class cardiovascular surgical center located in Asheville, in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina. It’s an area long-associated with both physical and spiritual healing, that today is also the home ofthe highest quality of cardiovascular medicine.
Areas of Practice
General thoracic surgery is a field that specializes in diseases of the lungs and esophagus. The most common diseases requiring thoracic surgery include lung cancer, chest trauma, esophageal cancer, emphysema. For more than three decades, the physicians of Asheville Heart have provided comprehensive surgical care for thoracic diseases for residents of western North Carolina.
Located in the beautiful southern Appalachian mountains, the city of Asheville allows patients to enjoy moderate year-round temperatures and crisp mountain air. Combining this ideal setting with the capable hands of the Asheville Heart team provides an ideal setting for spiritual and physical healing.
Cardiac surgeons specialize in correcting acquired or congenital defects of the heart and thoracic aorta. The most common procedures are performed to replace diseased valves, open or bypass blocked vessels, or replace a portion of the aorta. We offer the full spectrum of cardiac surgery treatments including complex valve repair, minimally invasive valve repair and replacement including TAVR and mechanical circulatory support including ventricular assist devices.