To articulate the purpose and strategic intent of ACTV, the surgeons developed a mission statement to guide their planning and operations:

Mission Statement

The Alliance of Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgeons will excel in the provision of cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery services throughout the Chattanooga region in a manner that promotes clinical excellence, innovation and member satisfaction. Our practice will be focused on meeting the needs of patients and the referring physicians and hospitals that are our partners in patient care.