At MountainView Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Associates, our cardiothoracic surgeons provide the most comprehensive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery program in Southern Nevada.

Our surgery procedures include:

Cardiovascular Surgery:

Minimally invasive valve surgery:

  • Aortic valve via right anterior thoracotomy “NYU approach”
  • Mitral valve via right lateral thoracotomy “NYU approach”
  • Complex mitral valve repair (including leaflet resection and neo-cord use)
  • Aortic valve repair/replacement
  • Minimally invasive LIMA to LAD coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery (Off pump or “beating heart”)
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) evaluation
  • Surgical correction of atrial fibrillation (Cox-Maze Procedure)
  • Surgical correction of Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy or “HOCM” (Septal Myomectomy)

Thoracic Surgery:

Robotically assisted/minimally invasive thoracic surgery including:

  • Lobectomy (VATS and robotically assisted)
  • Wedge resection of the lung
  • Decortication/pleurodesis

Esophageal Surgery:

  • Ivor-Lewis esophagogastrectomy
  • Heller myotomy for achalasia
  • Diverticulectomy

Miscellaneous thoracic procedures:

  • Bronchial thermoplasty
  • First rib resection for thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Thoracic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis

Diagnostic thoracic procedures including:

  • Fiberoptic and rigid bronchoscopy
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
  • Video-assisted cervical mediastinoscopy

Vascular Surgery:

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair (Open and endovascular approach)
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) repair
  • Carotid endarterectomy surgery
  • Peripheral arterial bypass surgery (Aortobifemoral bypass, Femoral popliteal, etc)
  • Dialysis access surgery (AV fistula creation/ AV graft insertion)