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PPG - Cardiovascular Surgery

Specialized cardiovascular and thoracic surgical care

Parkview Physicians Group – Cardiovascular Surgery is home to the region’s most highly specialized heart surgeons. As our patient, you will benefit from our team's clinical knowledge and years of surgical expertise. We'll plan the most comprehensive care program for the surgical management of cardiac, thoracic and peripheral vascular disease. Through our specialized training, continuous learning and professional advancement, we are uniquely qualified to perform a wide variety of complex surgical procedures. Using state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, highly skilled healthcare practitioners and advanced technology, our surgeons can perform many procedures that were once only available at large teaching and/or research facilities. We are passionate about providing the very best cardiovascular care and improving the quality of life for our patients.

Commonly performed procedures include:

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)
  • Minimally-Invasive Coronary Artery Bypass (MIDCAB)
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass (OPCAB)
  • Endoscopic vein procurement for CABG
  • Valve replacement (mechanical and bioprosthetic)
  • Mitral and tricuspid valve repair
  • Stentless porcine aortic valve replacement
  • Homograft replacement of the aortic valve and aortic root
  • Pulmonary autograft aortic valve replacement
  • Repair of thoracic aortic aneurysm or aortic dissection
  • Repair of adult congenital heart lesions
  • ABIOMED/Thoratec mechanical ventricular assist support
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Surgical repair and management of thoracic trauma (heart, lungs, aorta, etc.)
  • Fistula insertion for venous access
  • da Vinci® minimally invasive surgery

Meet Our Team

Parkview Health has PPG - Cardiovascular Surgery providers located on the Parkview Regional Medical Center campus.

PPG - Cardiovascular Surgery locations

photo of Douglas Gray, MD

Douglas Gray, MD

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Joseph Greenlee III, MD

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David Lloyd, MD

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David Sowden, MD

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Kayla Burns, PA

photo of Zachary Clemens, PA

Zachary Clemens, PA

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Amber Glessner, NP

photo of Shaun Hart, NP

Shaun Hart, NP

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Chad Higginbotham, PA

photo of Jennifer Hockemeyer, PA

Jennifer Hockemeyer, PA

photo of Stephanie Kefer, NP

Stephanie Kefer, NP

photo of Thomas Meehan, PA

Thomas Meehan, PA

photo of Alaina Patrick, NP

Alaina Patrick, NP

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Kimberly Recht, NP