The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery has a long tradition of excellence in patient care, research and education. Washington University cardiothoracic surgeons have pioneered lung and heart procedures, and continue
to lead the field with new innovations.

Faculty share stories of their clinical practices, research pursuits  and surgical training programs.

Recent news announcements from the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery including faculty research and accomplishments, as well as community education information.

Christian Cares 2021 Issue 1

Christian Cares 2021 Issue 1 (Links to an external site)

Christian Cares is a patient magazine from Christian Hospital and is an engaging health and wellness resource that highlights patient care stories, community events and news about the advanced technology and procedures Christian Hospital offers.

Division Faculty Invite Health Care Professionals to the Heart Team Summit

September 2020 – April 2021 | Heart Team Summit

The Heart Team Summit presents its virtual and complimentary 2020 Lecture Series, presented by Ascension St. Vincent, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis and Barnes-Jewish Hospital, and Northwestern Medicine. This year’s course directors are: Ralph Damiano Jr., MD; Charles Davidson, MD; James Flaherty, MD; David Heimansohn, MD; Patrick McCarthy, MD; Nishath Quader, MD; and Alan Zajarias, MD.
Each lecture is approved for 12.5 American Medical Association (AMA) Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA) Category 1 credit(s). Continuing Medical Education credit is sponsored by Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Register today at