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Surgeons

Highly Skilled Surgeons at the Heart Center at Rideout

Patrick K. Griffith, M.D.

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Dr. Griffith has combined extensive experience and skill with the most advanced technologies and procedures to provide complete surgical care for complex diseases of the heart, chest and lungs. He has over 20 years of cardiac and thoracic surgery experience.

As a thoracic surgeon, he has performed over 1000 lung procedures, including general thoracic surgery and video assisted thoracic surgery (VATS).

Dr. Griffith is Board Certified by The American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and by the American Board of Thoracic Surgeons in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery.

His board certification qualifies him to perform transplants, coronary bypass and valve operations, including complex mitral valve repairs, pediatric heart operations, thoracic and vascular surgery. Also, Electrophysiologic Surgery – including the Cox-Maze procedure and pain control operations with Transmyocardial Revascularization. He has also established a minimally invasive valve program at the Heart Center at Rideout.


Baron D. Harper, M.D.

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Baron D. Harper, M.D. is a member of the cardiothoracic surgical team at the Heart Center at Rideout Memorial Hospital. Dr. Harper has been in practice for more than 20 years and is Board Certified by The American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and by the American Board of Thoracic Surgeons in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. His board certification qualifies him to perform coronary bypass and complex valve repairs and replacement, vascular surgery and carotid endarterectomies. Also Electrophysiologic Surgery - including the Cox-Maze procedure for atrial fibrillation and pain control operations with Transmyocardial Revascularization. He also performs resection of lung tumors and minimally invasive lung surgery. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American College of Chest Physicians.