Arterial and Cardiothoracic Surgery of  St. Louis, Missouri was designed to provide full service to the adult patient with any heart , lung, or blood vessel disease.  Dr. Graham has served the cardiothoracic and vascular community for over 17 years.

We provide the most modern advances available to facicltate expedite and improve the patient's quality of life.  Among the many available heart surgery procedures offered to our patients are, off pump  coronary artery bypass surgery, heart valve replacement and repair, endoscopic vein harvesting, pacemaker insertion, carotid endarterectomy and leg and arm vascular reconstruction, and endovascular repair of aneurysms.

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Improvements in heart surgery technology over the past decade have resulted in superior surgical techniques and advanced medical equipment which together work to achieve the heart patient's return to an active, rewarding life. Many of the questions you have about surgery may be answered here. If you have any additional questions, please ask your doctors

Although the prospect of heart surgery can be intimidating, we are indeed fortunate to live in an era when very effective procedures are available. The skills and technology at Cardiac Surgery Associates of Tampa are exceptionally well complemented by a staff of physicians, physician assistants, nurses and other professional personnel dedicated to your care and complete recovery.  Hopefully our web site will answer many of the questions you may have concerning this complex surgery. It also may generate more questions we could not answer here in this format.

We encourage an open dialogue between you and your primary care physician. Hopefully, the information found here may help form a more knowledgeable exchange. Feels free to print any information found here at our site and share the details with your family and primary healthcare professionals. No one should face any surgery without all his or her questions answered.

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The content on this web site is intended to provide you and your family with a better understanding of coronary artery disease, beating heart bypass surgery and endoscopic vein harvesting. This information is not intended as a substitute for an informed discussion with your physician.  We encourage you to maintain an open dialogue with you and your primary care physician.  Please feel free to print the information contained on this web site and share this information with your family and physician(s).

 Arterial & Cardiothoracic Surgery, PA
Office:  10004 Kennerly Rd., Suite 103   St. Louis, MO (314) 849-8600

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