Adult patients are cared for by Heart and Vascular Institute Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery thoracic surgeons. For more information, please contact our Resource Nurses by email or chat or call 866.289.6911 to arrange a surgical consultation. You may also use our MyConsult online second opinion consultation.

Younger patients are cared for by our Children’s Pediatric General Surgery Department. For more information, send us an email or call 216.445.7878 or 800.223.2273, ext. 45437 to arrange a surgical consultation. You may also use our MyConsult online second opinion consultation. Click here to learn more about pectus excavatum in children.

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If you need more information, click here to contact us, chat online with a nurse or call the Miller Family Heart and Vascular Institute Resource & Information Nurse at 216.445.9288 or toll-free at 866.289.6911. We would be happy to help you.

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