Our medical director, Michael G. Wood, MD, is board-certified in thoracic surgery. Dr. Wood focuses on adult cardiac surgery, valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease, surgery of the thoracic aorta, minimally invasive cardiac surgery and off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery.

A New York native, Dr. Wood earned his bachelor of science in biochemistry from Lafayette College in 1991 and received his medical degree from New York Medical College in 1995. While attending New York Medical College, Dr. Wood was accepted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, a professional medical organization, which recognizes and advocates for excellence in scholarship and the highest ideals in the profession of medicine.

After completing his general surgery residency at the University of Southern California in 2001, Dr. Wood completed a fellowship in cardiac and thoracic surgery at New York University in 2004. While training at New York University under the direction of cardiac surgeon Dr. Stephen Colvin, Dr. Wood developed and refined advanced techniques in mitral valve repair and minimally invasive heart valve surgery.

Following the completion of his training, Dr. Wood moved to Las Vegas and worked with a local cardiovascular clinic. In 2012, Dr. Wood established a new group for cardiovascular surgery based at MountainView Hospital.

Since 2004, Dr. Wood has been a pioneer of bringing innovative cardiac surgery skills to Southern Nevada. Currently, Dr. Wood is one of two cardiac surgeons in the Las Vegas Valley to routinely employ minimally invasive surgical techniques for heart valve surgery. Dr. Wood is passionate about providing our community and patients with world-renown cardiac care right here in Southern Nevada.


Medical School
New York Medical College

University of Southern California

University of Southern California

New York University School of Medicine

Certifications & Memberships

Thoracic Surgery



Languages Spoken


Procedures & Conditions

All areas of cardiovascular & thoracic surgery, including, but not limited to:

  • Minimally invasive aortic and mitral valve surgery
  • High risk adult cardiac surgery
  • Mitral valve repair techniques and complex valvular heart disease
  • Off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Mitral valve reconstructive surgery/atrial fibrillation ablation
  • Endovascular abdominal and thoracic aneurism repair
  • General vascular surgery
  • Arthrectomy
  • Cardiac bypass surgery
  • Cardiac surgery
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Cardiovascular surgery
  • Carotid surgery
  • Coronary artery bypass
  • Coronary artery surgery
  • Coronary bypass surgery
  • Valve repair/replacement
  • TAVR
  • Minimally invasive
  • Ablation - MAZE procedure


Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Office Locations

MountainView Cardiovascular and Thoracic Associates
3150 N Tenaya Way
Suite 260
Las Vegas, NV 89128
Phone: (702) 962-5920

Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm