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Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery Center

The Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery Center of Excellence at Roper St. Francis Healthcare is dedicated to the clinical performance of cardiac and non-cardiac thoracic surgery through limited incisions using the most
advanced surgical techniques. Using a multi-disciplinary approach that emphasizes communication and
coordination, the Center offers patients state-of-the-art examination, evaluation and treatment.

Putting Patients First
Our goal is to make our patients’ experience as smooth and successful as possible. To do this, we have
implemented several proccesses including:

  • All of our diagnostics and procedures are performed at the state-of-the art Roper St. Francis Heart & Vascular Center. Here patients can receive all the treatments they need in one comfortable location.
  • The referring cardiologist may complete diagnostic work-ups or the patient may be referred and all necessary tests are performed at the Heart & Vascular Center.
  • The Center’s staff is happy to coordinate patient appointments and procedures as well as insurance certification.
  • In order to make your patients’ experience as seamless as possible, Roper St. Francis has partnered with several local hotels and transportation companies to provide discounted rates to our patients. Our staff can assist in making the necessary arrangements for your patient’s stay in Charleston.