Heart and Lung Services…your heart’s in good hands

The surgical team at St George Cardiothoracic carry out the following procedures:


  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery – on or off pump (beating heart) bypass
  • Heart Valve Surgery – Repairs or Replacements
  • Aortic surgery – Aortic Root, Ascending Aorta or Aortic Arch replacements
  • Valve sparing aortic root replacement
  • Cardiac Tumour excision
  • Ablation procedures for Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Surgical repair of Congenital Heart defects in adults
  • Pulmonary Embolectomy


Our thoracic surgery procedures include:

  • VATS Lobectomy/ pneumonectomy (minimally invasive) or Thoracotomy
  • Thymectomy – open or VATS (minimally invasive) approach
  • Thoracic Sympathectomy – VATS (minimally invasive) approach
  • Mediastinal tumour excision – VATS (minimally invasive) approach
  • Pleurodesis – VATS (minimally invasive) approach
  • Surgery for emphysema – VATS (minimally invasive) approach
  • Decortication of lung – VATS (minimally invasive) or open approach
  • Chest wall tumour excision
  • Diaphragmatic repairs – for congenital or acquired defects


For a list of total procedures at St George Private please click here

In hospital patients also have access to:
  • The latest technologies in cardiovascular diagnostic services
  • An interventional cardiology service, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • A specialised Acute Cardiac Unit with on-site medical staff and full-time cardiologists
  • Cardiology/Cardiothoracic ward
  • Cardiac Cath Lab
  • Post-procedural rehabilitation