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Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Shipley Cardiothoracic Surgery Center

Heart and lung surgery led by Florida's most experienced cardiovascular surgeons

Cardiothoracic Surgery Services

Working to usher in a new era of cardiac care, Lee Health's award-winning cardiothoracic surgeons perform surgical treatments of the heart, circulatory system, and lungs - including heart disease, lung disease, and aneurysms - while helping to ensure faster recovery times. Our expert staff joins forces with you every day to redefine care before, during, and after surgery, 

Florida's Premier Location for Cardiothoracic Surgery

Shipley Cardiothoracic Center Patient-Centered Approach

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Lee Health Alliance with Cleveland Clinic’s Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute

Lee Health has a strategic alliance with Cleveland Clinic’s Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute, one of the most trusted names in health care in the United States. Our two health systems will be working together to share best practices with a focus on patient-centered care for residents of Southwest Florida.

The alliance with Cleveland Clinic opens up many possibilities for future collaboration, programs and activities that will enhance the excellent care we are already providing to our patients. Together with the physician community we will establish new ways to elevate the medical care available throughout Southwest Florida.

HealthPark Medical Center has been recognized multiple times as one of the Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the country by IBM Watson, and the Cleveland Clinic Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute has been ranked No. 1 for cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report since 1995. Cleveland Clinic’s Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute alliance network includes 13 health systems across the country, with the addition of Lee Health, the exclusive Cleveland Clinic heart alliance member in Southwest Florida.

For more information on Cleveland Clinic’s Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute, visit

Lee Health and Cleveland Clinic Partnership

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