UT Physicians Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery – Texas Medical Center
- Phone(713) 486-5100
- Fax(713) 512-7200
Physicians & Health Care Team
Our physicians are world leaders in the treatment of heart and blood vessel problems. Our treatments include:
- Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)
- Off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB)
- MIDCAB (Minimally Invasive)
- Robotic assisted coronary artery bypass (RACAB)
- Hybrid coronary artery bypass
- Valvular heart surgery
- Minimally invasive mitral valve repair
- Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation
- Surgical treatment of heart failure
- Early and locally advanced lung cancer
- Pretreatment staging of thoracic neoplasms
- Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) and video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS)
- Lung transplantation
- Lung volume reductions surgery (LVRS, ‘emphysema surgery’)
- Esophageal carcinoma
- Management of complex esophageal diseases (complications of gastroesophageal reflux, neuromotor diseases, etc.)
- Tracheal tumors and airway management
- Malignant pleural effusions
- Mesothelioma and other malignant pleural diseases
- Chest wall tumors and chest wall deformities (pectus excavatum)
- Pulmonary metastases
- Mediastinal tumors (thymoma)
- Complex valve sparing aortic replacement procedures
- Hybrid arch and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
- Percutaneous interventions for aortic dissection
- Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)
- Endovascular repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
- Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair (TAAA)
- Endovascular abdominal aneurysm repair (EVAR)
- Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)
- Open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (AAA)
- Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) treatment
- Carotid artery disease treatment
- Varicose vein treatment
- Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) treatment
- Dialysis access
The Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza Building is located at the North end of the Texas Medical Center. The parking garage is easy to get to from any direction with entrances from both Fannin and Main.
Visitor parking is available 24 hours. Valet services are available from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday except holidays.
Coordinated care leads to rapid treatment from life-threatening aneurysm
Brent Diez, a retired engineer, had no idea that a routine health visit would uncover a large aneurysm and ultimately lead to lifesaving surgery. Thanks to the coordinated efforts by UT Physicians doctors, Carman Whiting, MD, family medicine physician, and Gustavo Oderich, MD, vascular surgeon, Brent can continue enjoying his retirement.
A race to good health: Open-heart surgery helps Ironman hopeful get back on track
After an aneurysm postponed his Ironman training, Robert Mock is back in the race thanks to a UT Physicians expert.
Grandmother of 18 returns home for Mother’s Day after hybrid heart treatment
Connie Eaglin was able to celebrate Mother’s Day with her family thanks to a minimally invasive hybrid heart procedure.
Georgetown resident benefits from latest methods in surgery and telemedicine
Living hours away from the Texas Medical Center didn’t stop Franz Schubert from connecting with his surgeon before his heart procedure.
Oderich joins UTHealth as Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Gustavo Oderich, MD, FACS, a noted leader in the field of vascular and endovascular surgery, has been named chief of the vascular surgery division with the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He will serve as professor of vascular and endovascular surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and director of the Advanced Endovascular Aortic Program.
Keyhani brothers join cardiothoracic and vascular surgery department
New to the UT Physicians team, the Keyhani brothers are eager to provide high-quality vascular care to the Greater Houston area.
Back in the water and rowing strong again
Tammy Foy developed a puzzling condition that caused her right arm to become incredibly fatigued. After several visits to different specialists, she was diagnosed with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Read how Dr. Charlton-Ouw, vascular surgeon, was able to help.
Symptoms of esophageal cancer and why you shouldn’t ignore it
What started out as a chronic cough turned out much worse for John Hutchison. After being diagnosed with esophageal cancer, he is on the path to recovery.
Moving forward after an aortic dissection
Zachery Jessup shares his story of survival following an aortic dissection.
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How specialized hosiery can guard against the progression of venous disorders and make traveling more comfortable.