Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeons
Temple's thoracic and cardiovascular surgeons are board-certified in both general surgery and thoracic and cardiac surgery. The surgeons interact on a routine basis with Temple pulmonologists to evaluate patients for potential procedures and to coordinate pre- and post-surgical tests and procedures.
Abbas E. Abbas, MD, MS
Chief, Section of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Temple University Hospital
Associate Professor of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine
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SPECIALTIES: Diseases of the lung, tracheobronchial tree, esophagus, mediastinum, and chest wall. Experience in thoracic surgical oncology, robotic and other minimally invasive thoracic techniques, advanced bronchoscopic and esophageal endoscopy, lung volume reduction surgery, thymectomy, hiatal hernia repair, and special procedures for benign esophageal disease and other thoracic conditions.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Abbas, click here or call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (1-800-836-7536).
T. Sloane Guy, MD, MBA
Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery
Chief, Robotic Surgery
SPECIALTIES: Primary interest in robotic and minimally invasive cardiac surgery for mitral valve and other conditions. Also experienced in procedures for complex aortic dissections and aneurysms, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, atrial myxomas, and congenital defects.
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To schedule an appointment with Dr. Guy, click here or call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (1-800-836-7536).
Yoshiya Toyoda, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery
Vice Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery
Surgical Director, Heart and Lung Transplantation
Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support
SPECIALTIES: Surgical treatment for end-stage cardiopulmonary diseases including heart and lung transplantation, mechanical circulatory support and artificial lung, and other major cardiac surgery such as repair of aortic aneurysm and dissection, valve repair/replacement, coronary artery bypass, and adult congenital heart surgery
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To schedule an appointment with Dr. Toyoda, click here or call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (1-800-836-7536).
Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS
Senior Executive Vice President for Health Sciences, Temple University
Professor of Surgery and Dean, Temple University School of Medicine
CEO, Temple University Health System
SPECIALTIES: Lung cancer, mediastinal tumors, mesothelioma, myasthenia gravis
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To schedule an appointment with Dr. Kaiser, click here or call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (1-800-836-7536).
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