The South’s leader in minimally invasive and robotic cardiovascular and thoracic surgery

Staney Lochridge, M.D.

Stanley Lochridge, M.D. attended the University of Alabama where he received his undergraduate degree and went on to attend its School of Medicine. Dr. Lochridge completed his General Surgical internship and residency at Carraway Methodist Medical Center. He then completed his Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgical training at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Returning to Birmingham, Dr. Lochridge joined Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons, P.C. in 1978. He was board certified by The American Board of Surgery in 1977 and The American Board of Thoracic Surgery in 1979. Dr. Lochridge is a retired Major for the Medical Corps with the U.S. Army and Alabama National Guard where he served with the 109th Evacuation Hospital.

Undergraduate Education:
09/1965 – 06/1968: University of Alabama

Medical School:
06/1968 – 06/1972: University of Alabama, School of Medicine

Internship & Residency:
06/1972 – 07/1976: Carraway Methodist Medical Center

07/1976 – 07/1978: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

07/1978 – 10/1989: Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons, P.C.
10/1989 – 12/2002: Norwood Clinic, Inc.
01/2003 – Present: Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons, P.C.

Military Experience:
1972 – 1979: Major, Medical Corps
1986: Honorable Discharge U.S.A.R.

07/02/1973: Board of Medical Examiners – Alabama
04/13/1976: Board of Medical Examiners – Colorado

04/20/1977: American Board of Surgery
03/24/1979: American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Fellow American College of Cardiology
Fellow American College of Chest Physicians
Fellow American College of Surgeons
Fellow American College of Phlebology
International Cardiovascular Society
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Southern Thoracic Surgical Association
American Heart Association
Fellow Southeastern Surgical Congress
Jefferson County Medical Society
Alabama State Medical Society
American Medical Association
American College of Surgeons Alabama Chapter
Southern Medical Association
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Premedical Society
Birmingham Chest Club
Birmingham Cardiovascular Society
Birmingham Academy of Medicine
Alabama Heart Association
Alabama Lung Association
Birmingham Surgical Society
Alabama Vascular Society


"My philosophy is to treat my patients the way I would treat my family or myself. If you recommend to your patient, the same type treatment you would recommend to your father or brother, you can’t go wrong. I tell my patients that they become part of my family when I work on them."

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Our Services

At Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons, P.C., we specialize in the surgical treatment of heart, lung/thoracic, and vascular diseases.

Providing a cutting edge approach with the highest quality of patient care.

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Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons, P.C.

2871 Acton Road, Suite 100
Birmingham, AL 35243



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