Mid America Heart & Lung Surgeons is a regional leader in cardiac surgery, also known as heart surgery. We specialize in minimally invasive and open procedures. Minimally invasive procedures are performed using small incisions. Open procedures require larger incisions to open the chest.

Our surgeons work as part of a multidisciplinary team of experts from Saint Luke’s Valve Program and Saint Luke's Heart Transplant Program.

Schedule a consultation by calling 816-931-3312.

Cardiac surgery is performed to correct acquired or congenital defects; replace diseased valves; bypass blocked vessels; or transplant the heart organ. Our experts specialize in treating a wide range of conditions, including:

Cardiac procedures performed

  • Aortic surgery for aneurysm/dissection
    • Aortic root reconstruction
    • Thoracic endovascular aortic repair
  • Coronary artery bypass
    • Off-pump bypass
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Heart valve surgery
    • Open aortic valve surgery
      • TAVR
    • Open mitral valve surgery
      • Minimally invasive mitral valve repair
      • Minimally invasive mitral valve replacement
      • Transcatheter mitral valve surgery
    • Tricuspid valve surgery
    • Pulmonary valve repair and replacement
  • Maze/modified-maze procedure for Afib
  • Heart transplant
  • Left ventricular assist device (VAD)
  • Alive procedure
  • Pericardial window
  • Pericardiectomy
  • Septal myectomy
  • Atrial septal defect (ASD) repair

Schedule a consultation by calling 816-931-3312.