Robert A. Hetz, MD
- Clinical Interests:
- Robotic surgery, thoracic surgery, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), VATS lobectomy, lung cancer, esophageal cancer, minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE), mediastinal tumors, minimally invasive thymectomy, chest wall tumors, pleural disease, mesothelioma, hyperhidrosis, VATS sympathectomy, cardiac surgery, coronary artery bypass grafting, valve surgery, aortic surgery
- Board Certification:
American Board of Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, 2009
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2016
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2018
Robert A. Hetz, MD, is a cardiothoracic surgeon with privileges at Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital, and an assistant professor in the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at McGovern Medical School.
Board certified in general surgery, Dr. Hetz earned his medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), and completed his general surgery internship and residency at McGovern Medical School. He performed a postdoctoral fellowship at UTHealth under Dr. Charles S. Cox, MD, performing both clinical and basic science research on the use of progenitor cell therapies for the treatment of central nervous system diseases, and a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
- UT Physicians Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery – Memorial City
915 Gessner, Suite 585
Houston, TX 77024
- UT Physicians Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery – Texas Medical Center
6400 Fannin Street, Suite 2850
Houston, TX 77030