Dr. Barksdale specializes in cardiothoracic surgery with a special interest in the surgical treatment of benign and cancerous lung disease. Cardiac Surgery Associates (CSA) is one of the largest, most respected and experienced cardiac, vascular and thoracic surgery practices in the nation. CSA is an independent practice with a 10-year history of working with Franciscan Alliance. CSA performs more than 3,500 open heart surgeries — 500 at the Franciscan St. Francis Heart Center — and 3,200 vascular, thoracic and other surgeries annually. CSA provides innovative surgical services ranging from the latest techniques of minimally invasive heart, vascular and thoracic surgery to the most complex procedures with advanced technology, at 25 hospitals in Indiana, Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin. In the last 20 years, CSA surgeons have performed heart surgery for more than 48,000 patients.
- Cardiac Surgery
- Thoracic Surgery