Cardiothoracic Surgery

Our cardiothoracic surgeons are recognized leaders in Hawaii. Not only do they diagnose and treat patients with heart disease, but also diseases of the lungs, esophagus and diaphragm. They provide patients with expert care in all aspects of general thoracic surgery, including minimally-invasive and conventional open surgical procedures.

MMMC Outpatient Clinic Cardiothoracic Surgery Services

Our services include diagnosis, evaluation, management and treatment for:

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting to improve blood flow to the heart
  • Heart valve replacement for severely damaged valves or life-threatening valve diseases
  • Complex heart valve repairs (aortic valve, mitral valve and tricuspid valve) to increase durability and blood flow
  • Surgery for advanced heart failure, including ventricular assist devices (VAD)
  • Thoracic and cardiovascular critical care
  • Treatment for aortic aneurysms and aortic dissections
  • Ventricular remodeling procedures for enlarged, damaged hearts
  • Surgery for adult congenital heart disease
  • MAZE procedure to treat atrial fibrillation
  • Treatment for pericardial disease (a disease of the sac-like covering around your heart)

Our Specialists

Michael Dang, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Tracy Dorheim, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgeon