Florida Heart & Lung Institute - An Affiliate of West Florida Healthcare

Florida Heart & Lung Institute offers a wide variety of heart and lung surgical procedures including minimally invasive aortic and mitral valve repair or replacement, aortic aneurysm repair, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and open heart surgery.

Our cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Francis Herrbold, is board-certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. Herrbold has extensive specialty training, as well as over 15 years in practice. He is skilled in many types of cases including redo operations and the most complex of cardiac conditions. This allows patients and their families to stay home in the Pensacola area while their loved one undergoes surgery.

Procedures and conditions treated

We offer a variety of services including but not limited to the following:

  • Aneurysm Surgery including Endovascular Stenting
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
  • Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy (ETS)
  • Endovascular Stenting
  • Full Cox Maze (A-Fib)
  • Hybrid Minimally Invasive Maze
  • Minimally Invasive A-Fib Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Vein Harvesting
  • Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Modified Maze (A-Fib)
  • Off-Pump Surgery
  • Surgical Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Surgery
  • Transmyocardial Revascularization
  • Aortic Valve Repair and Replacement
  • Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Atrial Fibrillation (A-Fib)
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Heart Disease
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Thoracic Aneurysm
  • Hyperhidrosis