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WellSpan Cardiothoracic Surgery

WellSpan Cardiothoracic Surgery

WellSpan Cardiothoracic Surgery offers comprehensive diagnostic and surgical treatment services to patients with diseases of the heart and lungs.

As part of our ongoing goal to make WellSpan services easier to access and use, we will coordinate your care through MyWellSpan, our secure online tool. Use MyWellSpan to manage your appointments, review lab and imaging study results, communicate with your doctor, access your confidential medical records and more. We invite you to learn more about MyWellSpan.

Services we offer

Cardiac (heart) procedures including:

  • Aortic valve replacement
  • Cardiac arrhythmia surgery
  • Cardiac valve surgery
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Mitral valve replacement & repair
  • OPCAB (Off-pump coronary artery bypass)
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Ventricular-assist device (VAD) implantation

Thoracic (chest) procedures, including:

  • Lobectomy (removal of one lung lobe)
  • Open and endovascular thoracic aortic aneurysm repair
  • Pneumonectomy (removal of entire lung)
  • Robotic-assisted procedures
  • Segment resection/segmentectomy (removal of a large portion of a lung lobe)
  • Sleeve lobectomy (removal of one lung lobe & part of the attached air passage)
  • Wedge resection (removal of a portion of the lung)

Patient resources

PDF: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
PDF: Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) 
Video: Patient at WellSpan York Hospital describes her experience with ECMO
Video: Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) implantation and management (patient)