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Nationally Ranked Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Cardiac surgeons at The University of Kansas Health System offer a level of experience and expertise second to none. Together, they have performed more thoracic and cardiovascular procedures than any other team in the Kansas City area.

Our surgeons are leaders in the development of new and minimally invasive surgical techniques. They have spearheaded decades of innovation in the treatment of aneurysms. We also offer advanced surgery for arrhythmia, heart bypass and heart valves. Learn more about our Center for Advanced Heart Care.

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  • Abicht, Travis O MD

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    Clinical Focus:
    Heart Transplantation
    Cardiothoracic Surgery

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  • Daon, Emmanuel MD

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    Clinical Focus:
    Robotic Surgery
    Cardiac Valve Repair
    Cardiac Valve Replacement
    Lung Cancer Surgery
    Esophageal Surgery

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  • Kramer, Jeffrey B MD

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    Clinical Focus:
    Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Coronary Artery Disease Surgery
    Cardiac Valve Replacement
    Cardiac Valve Repair
    Heart Valve Surgery

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  • Muehlebach, Gregory F MD

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    Clinical Focus:
    Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Lung Surgery
    Coronary Artery Disease Surgery
    Heart Valve Surgery
    Aortic Aneurysm

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  • Nagji, Alykhan S MD

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    Clinical Focus:
    Thoracic Surgery
    Esophageal Cancer
    Esophageal Surgery
    Hiatal Hernia
    Lung Cancer

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  • Veeramachaneni, Nirmal K MD

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    Clinical Focus:
    Thoracic Surgery
    Esophageal Cancer
    Esophageal Surgery
    Gastrointestinal Cancer
    Lung Cancer

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  • Zorn, George Trip L MD

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    Clinical Focus:
    Cardiac Valve Repair
    Cardiac Valve Replacement
    Heart Valve Surgery
    Coronary Artery Disease Surgery
    Aortic Aneurysm

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