Cardiothoracic Surgery
For information on Cardiothoracic Surgery at Winchester Medical Center call 540-536-6721.

Cardiothoracic surgeons at Winchester Medical Center specialize in the treatment of patients with advanced cardiovascular diseases. Surgeons collaborate with referring physicians to treat the most challenging cardiac cases and bring a comprehensive, team approach to treatment.

Our Cardiothoracic Surgeons:
Edward R. Kofsky, MD 


Cardiac Surgery
Cardiac Surgery is a major component of the Heart & Vascular program at Winchester Medical Center. Cardiac Surgeons specialize in the treatment of cardiovascular disease including disorders of the heart, aorta and blood vessels.

Our cardiac surgeons most commonly perform:

General Thoracic Surgery
Thoracic surgery is the general term for surgery pertaining to the thorax, including the lungs and esophagus. While thoracic surgery can also include the field of cardiac surgery, the term thoracic surgery is generally used to describe all surgeries except for those pertaining to the heart, specifically the lungs and esophagus.

General Thoracic Surgeons at Winchester Medical Center work with other experienced surgeons, pulmonologists, gastroenterologists, and medical and radiation oncologists to provide advanced, high-quality compassionate care to patients needing thoracic surgery.

Our General Thoracic Surgeons most commonly treat:

  • Lung tumors (benign and cancerous)
  • Diseases of the chest wall 
  • Esophageal conditions (benign and cancerous)
  • Airway complications
  • Chest trauma 

Our procedures include:

  • Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS)
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)

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