Saint Joseph’s Heart and Vascular Institute announced that Peachtree Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons (PCV) has joined Saint Joseph’s Medical Group. According to Saint Joseph’s, the addition of PCV will create the largest and most comprehensive cardiovascular institute in Georgia.
With the addition of PCV, Saint Joseph’s expands to more than 100 cardiovascular physicians, broadening its specialties to include: robotically assisted adult intracardiac, revascularization, and thoracic procedures, heart valve repair, artificial mechanical heart implantation, and congenital heart surgery. “We offer the full spectrum of cardiothoracic surgery from transplant and artificial hearts to endoscopic cardiac robotic surgery using the daVinci Surgical System,” says Douglas Murphy, MD, PCV Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Saint Joseph’s Hospital. “We have the largest daVinci experience in the world, as well as the world’s leading program to train other cardiothoracic surgeons pursuing robotic surgery.”
The physicians joining Saint Joseph’s from Peachtree Cardiovascular include Douglas A. Murphy, MD ; David A. Langford, MD; Steven K. Macheers, MD; Averel B. Snyder, MD; Jeffrey S. Miller, MD; Sudhir P. Srivastava, MD; T. Sloane Guy, MD.