Department of Cardio-thoracic

The Department of Cardio-thoracic Surgery treats the entire spectrum of chest diseases requiring surgical intervention at Benjamin Mkapa hospital.

consist of team of cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgeons specialize in treating high-risk patient and those who were previously turned down for coronary artery bypass at other centres.

The Department  is the largest highly specialized unit for surgical treatment of the entire spectrum of diseases in the chest of both adult and paediatric patients in Tanzania.