About Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates - Chippenham Hospital

At Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates, our team of experts provides advanced cardiothoracic surgical care for patients with conditions affecting the heart and lungs — including heart failure and lung cancer. Part of the HCA Virginia Physicians network, our goal is to provide high-quality treatment in a patient-centered atmosphere to ensure they feel comfortable about their diagnosis and treatment plan.

Our team of highly-skilled surgeons performs surgery at Chippenham Hospital, recognized as one of the nation’s top performing cardiovascular hospitals by Fortune and IBM Watson Health, and Henrico Doctors’ Hospital in Richmond, Virginia.

For more information about surgical services at our Chippenham Hospital location, please call (804) 320-2751.

For more information about surgical services at our Henrico Doctor's Hospital location, please call (804) 282-8777.

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Advanced cardiothoracic surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates was founded in 1979, as a highly specialized group of cardiothoracic surgeons in Richmond dedicated to providing patients with advanced cardiac and thoracic surgical care for common and complex heart and lung conditions. As part of our commitment to incredible patient care, our surgeons provide in-depth diagnoses and personalized treatments.

Our surgeons offer the latest techniques in cardiothoracic surgery, ensuring our patients have of the most advanced treatment options available to them. Our cardiothoracic surgeons, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants are in constant communication with our patients throughout treatment and recovery. Our goal is to work together with our patients in an environment of mutual trust and respect.

Our surgeons have years of expertise and experience providing treatment for a wide range of heart conditions. Some of the heart surgeries we perform include:

  • Atrial fibrillation (AFib) surgery, including:
    • Full Cox-maze procedure
    • Hybrid minimally invasive maze procedure
    • Modified maze procedure
  • Aneurysm surgery, including endovascular stenting
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting
  • Minimally invasive heart surgery, including:
    • Endovascular stenting
    • Minimally invasive aortic valve surgery
    • Minimally invasive atrial fibrillation surgery
    • Minimally invasive coronary artery surgery
    • Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery
    • Minimally invasive vein harvesting
  • Off-pump surgery
  • Surgical treatment of congestive heart failure
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) surgery
  • Transmyocardial revascularization
  • Valve repair and replacement
  • Ventricular assist devices

Thoracic surgery

Our surgery team provides surgical care to patients with diseases of the lungs, trachea, esophagus, diaphragm, chest wall, and mediastinum. When advanced treatment is needed, our surgeons are equipped to treat the underlying cause of the condition.

Diseases treated by our thoracic surgeons include:

  • Benign pulmonary nodules
  • Chest wall cancer
  • Emphysema
  • Inflammatory disease of the mediastinum
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung cancer, including early-stage cancerous nodules
  • Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal masses
  • Mesothelioma
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Pleural effusion
  • Pleural infection
  • Thymoma

Minimally invasive robotic surgery

When possible, our surgeons use advanced robotic technology that helps them operate with greater precision and control. This means our surgeons can perform extremely complex operations through small incisions using thin instruments. These instruments are controlled from a console directly next to the patient, providing a magnified view of the surgical site.

Robotic surgery offers patients:

  • Fewer complications
  • Less harm to surrounding tissue
  • Less postoperative pain
  • Quicker recuperation
  • Reduced blood loss
  • Reduced scarring
  • Shorter hospital stays

We offer the following procedures using robot-assisted surgery:

  • Drainage of pleural effusion
  • Lobectomy
  • Lung biopsy, including robot-assisted broncoscopy
  • Mediastinal, pericardial and thymic procedures
  • Wedge resection

Our locations

We perform surgeries at Chippenham Hospital and Henrico Doctors’ Hospital in Richmond and provide follow-up care at our clinics inside the hospitals as well as at our clinics in Colonial Heights and Spotsylvania.

Chippenham Hospital

7101 Jahnke Rd., Suite 500

Richmond, VA 23225

(804) 320-2751

Henrico Doctors’ Hospital

7611 Forest Ave., Suite 250

Richmond, VA 23229

(804) 282-8777

Colonial Heights

930 South Ave., Suite 4C

Colonial Heights, VA 23834


4604 Spotsylvania Pkwy., Suite 125

Fredericksburg 22408

To make an appointment in Colonial Heights or Spotsylvania, please call our clinics at Chippenham Hospital at (804) 320-2751 or Henrico Doctors’ Hospital at (804) 282-8777.

For your convenience, we offer online appointment scheduling for follow-up care.

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