St. Clair Medical Group Cardiac Surgery, formerly known as St. Clair Cardiovascular Surgery offer an integrated approach to cardiovascular disease by coordinating care and testing with board-certified surgeons, cardiologists, and electrophysiologists at St. Clair Hospital.

Andy C. Kiser, M.D., MBA, FACS, FACC, FCCP

Andy C. Kiser, M.D., MBA, FACS, FACC, FCCP joined St. Clair Medical Group in January, 2019 as the Chief of St. Clair Cardiovascular Surgical Associates and the Director of the Cardiovascular Leadership Group. An international leader in arrhythmia surgery, Dr. Kiser pioneered Convergent procedures to treat atrial fibrillation. He also developed the suprasternal approach for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), enabling aortic valve replacement via minimally-invasive approaches for people who cannot undergo open-heart surgery.  Dr. Kiser has expertise in minimally-invasive valve and coronary artery surgery. He also has extensive experience in the treatment of cancers and other disease processes that involve the lungs, the esophagus, and the chest wall.  Castle Connolly has recognized Dr. Kiser as a Regional “Top Doctor” for 2020 and 2021.


Muhammad Salman, M.D., FACS

Muhammad Salman, M.D., FACS joined St. Clair Medical Services in August, 2020 as a member of St. Clair Cardiovascular Surgical Associates. Dr. Salman has established himself as a leader in advanced heart failure management, providing sophisticated medical and mechanical support such as ventricular assist devices and ECMO.  He has extensive experience in the management of adult coronary and valvular heart disease, with a special interest in the aortic valve and thoracic aneurysms.

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Office Hours of Operation
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Dunlap Family Outpatient Center – Cardiac

Practice Info: St. Clair Medical Group Cardiac Surgery
1000 Bower Hill Road
Suite 7400
Pittsburgh , PA 15243
(412) 942-5728


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