Department of Surgery

Thoracic Surgery Residency

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Thoracic Surgery Residency Faculty

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Pre-Operative and Post-Operative Care Training

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The Thoracic Surgery Residency Program provides thorough training in all aspects of pre-operative and post-operative care to patients having pathological conditions within the chest. These include coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, diseases of the aorta and great vessels, heart failure, lung failure, lung cancer, emphysema, disorders of the trachea and airways, esophageal disease (benign and malignant), and disorders of the mediastinum.

A large and growing program in congenital heart surgery at Texas Children's Hospital also provides thoracic residents significant experience treating congenital heart disease.

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Affiliates

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Affiliations with leading research and healthcare institutions in and around the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest healthcare complex, provide access to an exceptionally diverse array of people and resources. Discover how our affiliations enhance our education programs.

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