Prevea Health

Prevea cardiothoracic surgery


Expert heart and lung team.

Our cardiothoracic surgeons treat serious conditions of the heart, lungs and chest that require surgery.

Prevea and HSHS St. Vincent Hospital offer an advanced cardiothoracic surgery program as part of our comprehensive services. Our cardiothoracic team works together with cardiac surgery, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology and vascular surgery and other specialty physicians to provide a full range of heart and lung care. Some of the conditions we treat include:
  • Aortic aneurysm evaluation
  • Anti-arrhythmic procedures
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Lung cancer
  • Valve disorders

Prevea cardiothoracic surgeons perform surgery at our partner hospital, HSHS St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, where you will find the latest techniques and advances available today, including minimally invasive surgical procedures. This allows our cardiothoracic surgeons to deliver the most appropriate, effective and safest care.

The cardiothoracic surgery team of heart, lung and chest surgeons

Experienced team of experts

The cardiothoracic surgery team of board-certified heart, lung and chest surgeons and anesthesiologists at HSHS St. Vincent Hospital is the most experienced team in the region.
Regions only dedicated cardiovascular ICU

Northeast Wisconsin’s only dedicated cardiovascular ICU

The healing process doesn’t stop at surgery. In fact, recovery care immediately following heart, lung or chest surgery is equally as important as the surgery itself. That is why we have developed the region’s only dedicated cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU). Patients recovering in our CVICU are cared for by doctors, nurses and experts at every level in the specific needs of cardiothoracic healing.
Creating a nurturing waiting experience for your loved ones

One of the lowest surgery infection rates.

Based on the Society of Thoracic Surgeons benchmark, our heart team has one of the lowest sternal wound infection rates following bypass surgery.
Creating a nurturing waiting experience for your loved ones

Love for your loved ones

The heart center on the fifth floor of HSHS St. Vincent Hospital offers private family rooms with books, games, coffee, snacks, internet and email available while visiting their loved ones.


Key services

Cardiothoracic surgery is typically recommended for patients with heart function problems, lung disease or cancer.
  • Aortic vessel repair
  • Chest wall surgery
  • Congenital heart surgery
  • Lung surgery
  • Heart vessel bypass
  • Pacemaker/defibrillator implant
  • Valve repair/replacement

We also assist in increasing your quality of life through rehabilitation services.