The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
Founded in 1964, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 7,500 surgeons, researchers, and allied health care professionals worldwide who are dedicated to ensuring the best possible outcomes for surgeries of the heart, lungs, and esophagus, as well as other surgical procedures within the chest.
Enhance the ability of cardiothoracic surgeons to provide the highest quality patient care through education, research, and advocacy.
Improving the lives of patients with cardiothoracic diseases.
Quality, Innovation, Professionalism, Inclusiveness, Teamwork.