The pediatric cardiothoracic surgery program, under the direction of Robert A. Gustafson, MD, performs more than 400 procedures a year and is the only program offering cardiothoracic surgery for children in the state.

Children come to WVU Medicine Children’s for our cardiothoracic expertise from West Virginia, surrounding states, and around the world.
Additionally, we provide general thoracic procedures for children, including repair of:

  • complex chest wall deformities
  • esophageal fistula
  • reflux esphagitis
  • congenital tracheal stenosis