Our Care Comes From the Heart.

Featuring the Latest Technology


Caring experts in all aspects of heart and lung surgery.

Welcome to Riverview Cardiac Surgery

Riverview Cardiac Surgery is a full service cardiac surgery practice
with locations in Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Port Charlotte, and Sebring, Florida.

Board Certification

Dr. Alessandro Golino, Dr. Ronald Smith, Dr. John McKinney, Dr. Joseph Alesnik and Dr. Richard Peterson earned board certification from American Board of Thoracic Surgery, which was formed to protect the public by establishing and maintaining high standards in thoracic surgery.

What Would You Do?

Our patients rarely expect to be diagnosed with a serious heart or lung condition. If you’ve been told to have surgery, we offer expedited SECOND OPINION VISITS. You have a CHOICE in who performs your surgery.

Refer A Patient

If you are a healthcare professional seeking to refer a patient to Riverview Cardiac Surgery, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional patient care. We will keep you apprised of your patient’s progress ensuring continuity of care.

Our Services

Cardiac Surgery

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Thoracic Surgery

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Our Doctors

Alessandro Golino, MD

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Joseph Alesnik, M.D., F.A.C.S.

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Richard J. Peterson, MD, F.A.C.S.

Retired May 2014

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John C. Brock, MD

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Riverview Cardiac Surgery

Your Choice is Clear
Riverview Cardiac Surgery have been trusted by more than 10,000 patients to perform surgery for diseases of the lungs and heart. Call to schedule an appointment.