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Cardiothoracic Surgery

Providers of cardiothoracic surgeries and treatments

Cardiothoracic surgery at University of Utah Health Care is committed to superior patient care, clinical care and research into diseases confronting our patients. We have a nationally recognized program, which uses the latest in medical technology in all of our cardiothoracic procedures.

DDue to our wide range of specialists, we are able to diagnose and treat the entire spectrum of cardiac disease. We work together with all of our other specialists in the hospital to ensure the total patient is cared for.

Why We Are Unique

The surgical cardiothoracic department conducts and practices innovative research. Patients who were once thought untreatable have found new hope. We also perform fewer invasive procedures shortening recovery time for our patients. Having more options for cardiothoracic surgery procedures allows the patient to truly make an informed decision regarding his/her treatment.

For more information,
please call:

(801) 581-5311

Treatments & Procedures:

David Brock, PA-C

Locations
Primary Children's Hospital (801) 662-5582

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Physician Assistant

David A. Bull, M.D.

Locations
University Hospital (801) 581-5311

Specialties: Cardiac Mechanical Support, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Coronary Revascularization, Esophageal Surgery, Heart Transplant, Lung Cancer, Lung Transplant, Valvular Heart Disease

Phillip T. Burch, M.D.

Locations
Primary Children's Hospital (801) 662-5577

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Aaron W. Eckhauser, M.D., M.S.C.I

Specialties: Cardiac Mechanical Support, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart Transplant, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Robert R. Fraser, C.C.P.

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Kyle Gubler, PA-C

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Physician Assistant

Terri M. Hancock, DNP, ACNP-BC

Locations
University Hospital (801) 581-5311

Specialties: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Antigoni Koliopoulou, M.D.

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Ganesh S. Kumpati, M.D.

Locations
University Hospital (801) 581-5311
Veterans Administration Medical Center (801) 582-1565

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Thomas Lewis, PA-C

Locations
University Hospital (801) 231-2200

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Physician Assistant

Taylor Lies, PA-C

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Stephen McKellar, M.D., M.Sc.

Specialties: Cardiac Mechanical Support, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Coronary Revascularization, Heart Failure, Heart Transplant, Lung Transplant, Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery, Minimally Invasive Lung & Esophageal Surgery, Valvular Heart Disease

Amit N. Patel, M.D., B.S., M.S.

Locations
University Hospital (801) 587-7946

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart Failure, Heart Stem Cell Therapy, Heart Transplant, Lung Transplant, Valvular Heart Disease

Craig H. Selzman, M.D.

Locations
University Hospital (801) 587-9348

Specialties: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Mechanical Support, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Coronary Revascularization, Heart Failure, Heart Stem Cell Therapy, Heart Transplant, Lung Transplant, Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery, Surgical Ventricular Restoration, Valvular Heart Disease

Nathan C. Sontum, PA-C, M.H.S.

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Scott A. Tatum, PA-C

Locations
University Hospital (801) 581-2121

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Physician Assistant