The mission of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery is in alignment with the mission of the department in general, to serve as a major referral center in the region for education, research and the provision of state-of-the-art patient care for all types of cardiac and thoracic surgery for the adult and pediatric population.
The division, is currently headed by Dr. Pierre Sfeir and comprises 7 faculty members with expertise in the management of complex cardiac, aortic and thoracic surgical procedures.
There are no specialty residents. General surgery residents rotate in the division during their first and second years of training.
- Adult cardiac surgery
- Traditional bypass and valvular surgery
- Beating heart surgery
- Valvular repair
- Aortic surgery
- Thoracic surgery service
- Thoracoscopic evaluation and treatment of pleural, mediastinal and lung pathology
- Conventional general thoracic and oncologic procedures
- Lung transplantation
- Pulmonary endarterectomy
- Pediatric cardiac surgery
- Closed heart procedures
- Complex repair of congenital anomalies
The current faculty members are:
|Sfeir, Pierre||Associate Professor of Clinical – Head of division||Adult cardiothoracic surgery|
|Al-Halees, Zouheir||Adjunct Clinical Professor||Adult and pediatric cardiothoracic surgery|
|Barmada, Bicher||Clinical Assistant Professor|| |
|Borgi, Jamil||Assistant Professor of Clinical||Adult cardiothoracic surgery|
|El-Rassi, Issam||Assistant Professor of Clinical||Pediatric cardiothoracic surgery|
|Haddad, Raja||Clinical Associate Professor||Adult cardiothoracic surgery|
|Obeid, Mounir||Professor||Adult cardiothoracic surgery|