The following faculty members are a part of the Thoracic Surgery Residency Program:

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Joseph S Coselli, M.D.

Professor of Surgery and Chief

Phone

  • 832-355-9910

Ascending aortic aneurysm repair; Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair; Endovascular repair of aortic aneurysms; Arch aneurysm repair…

Denton A. Cooley, M.D.

Distinguished Emeritus Professor

Lorraine D. Cornwell, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 713-794-8040

Thoracic oncology; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) lobectomy

Kim Insua de la Cruz, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (832) 355-9910

Aortic Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Aortic root replacement; Ascending aortic repair; Aortic arch repair and replacement…

Jennifer Cozart Del Prete, M.D.

Clin Asst Prof

John Michael Duncan, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery

Charles H. Hallman, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Surgery

Scott Anthony LeMaire, M.D.

Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 832-355-9910

Aortic surgery; Aortic root replacement; Ascending aortic replacement; Aortic arch replacement; Heart valve repair and replacement…

James J Livesay, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 832-355-4976

Kenneth L Mattox, M.D.

Distinguished Service Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-4557

Trauma; Acute Care Surgery

Shuab Omer, M.D., M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Cardiothoracic surgery; Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR); Coronary artery revascularization; Cardiac valve pathologies

David A Ott, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 832-355-4900

Ourania Preventza, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 832-355-9910

Cardiothoracic surgery; Aortic root replacement; Ascending aortic repair; Total aortic arch replacement; Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)…

Matthew J Wall Jr, M.D.

Professor of Surgery

Chest and the vascular trauma; Resuscitation

Thoracic Surgery

David J Sugarbaker, M.D.

Professor and Chief, Division of General Thoracic Surgery

Phone

  • 713.798.6376

Mesothelioma; General thoracic surgery; Minimally invasive surgery; Lung volume reduction surgery; Video-assisted thoracic surgery; Esophageal cancer

Transplant and Assist Devices

William E Cohn, M.D.

Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 832-355-3000

Cardiothoracic Surgery; Laparoscopic procedures; Heart Failure; Heart Transplantation; LVAD; TAH

O Howard Frazier, M.D.

Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (832) 355-2285

Mechanical circulatory support; Ventricular assist devices; Heart transplantation