Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiothoracic surgery involved the surgical treatment of diseases affecting the organs in-side the chest, such as the heart, the lungs as well as the esophagus. Surgery is performed for both diagnosed disease as well as trauma due to accidents. Surgery for the heart includes coronary artery bypass surgery to restore blood flow to the heart by bypassing the narrowed coronary ar-teries; heart valve surgery to repair and replace narrowed or leaking heart valves; and aortic surgery to replace enlarged or damaged blood vessels Surgery for the thorax or chest include surgery for lung cancer where tumors and cysts are pre-sent, pleural effusion, emphysema, surgery for collapsed or infected lungs, laproscopic thoracic surgery and surgery for deformities and abnor-malities of the chest wall.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialists

Dr. Lim Chong Hee
Consultant Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeon