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Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital


Cardiac Surgery

We provide a full spectrum of adult cardiac surgical services including surgery for the following:

  • Coronary artery disease (Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting including beating heart techniques)
  • Acquired valvular heart diseases (valve repair and valve replacement)
  • Surgery of the great vessels including complex aortic aneurysm repair
  • Surgery for ablation of atrial fibrillation
  • Repair of holes between the cardiac chambers and certain congenital defects found in adults
  • Correction of aneurysms of the heart
  • Removal of cardiac tumors

Truman VA is the referral center for heart surgery in the VA Heartland Network (VISN 15). The cardiac surgical team has a combined experience of more than 50 years. Veterans can be referred through their primary care provider or their cardiologist.

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Contact Info


  • Truman VA

Contact Number(s)

  • 573-814-6000

Hours of Operation

  • 8am-4:30pm, M-F