Hybrid Bypass Procedure Gives Patients in Siouxland the Best in Cardiology


Open heart surgery can be a scary and daunting thought. And for a long time blockages in the heart have been treated two ways: with a coronary artery bypass or with stents.

With a coronary artery bypass graph, cardiac surgeons cut through a patient’s breast bone, also known as the sternum.

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A picture of Giovanni B. Ciuffo, MD wearing his Mercy One doctor attire.

About the Author

Giovanni B. Ciuffo, MD Director is an expert in Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery and Bloodless Heart Surgery is the outcome of his commitment to the development and improvement of both of these techniques. He runs a Cardiothoracic Surgery practice and manages Minimally Invasive and Bloodless Heart Surgery Program where he cares for patients from all over the country and locally. Click here to learn more about Dr. Ciuffo.

Board Certified:
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery