Heart & Lung Surgeons

Advanced Care For Your Heart

Portneuf Heart and Lung Surgeons offers some of the most advanced and innovative surgical options for patients with life-threatening heart conditions and diseases. We have you covered with traditional open-heart surgery, minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery. Our experienced cardiothoracic surgeons have helped to make us the first choice for heart care in the region.

We offer a full range of innovative cardiovascular and thoracic surgery options and procedures performed by physicians who are ushering in a new era of cardiac care. Heart surgery at Portneuf Medical Center offers patients the promise of improved outcomes and faster recovery times.

Our Services & Procedures


  • AVR (Aortic Valce Replacement)
  • Bentall procedure
  • CABG (Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting)
  • MVR (Mitral Valce Replacement)
  • Pericardial Window
  • TVR (Tricuspid Valve Repair)
  • TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement)


  • Lobectomy
  • Navigational bronchoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • VATS (Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery)


  • AAA stents (Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm)
  • AKA (Above the Knee Amputation)
  • Angioplasty
  • Aortogram
  • Arterials bypass
  • Arteriogram
  • Atherectomy
  • BKA (Below the Knee Amputation)
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Fistula placement/ligation
  • Fistulograms
  • IVC placement (Inferior Vena Cava)
  • Pleurx cath placement
  • Tunneled/Non tunneled dialysis cath placement
  • Venogram
  • Stents

Service Providers

Jacob DeLaRosa, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Ashley McNamara, PA-C
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Rachele Roberts, NP
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Francisco B Rodriguez, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Julio C. Vasquez, MD

Julio C. Vasquez, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Hyperbaric Medicine & Wound Care