Welcome to the website of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.
Our Mission is to:
- Be the best place in the world to train as a Cardiothoracic Surgeon.
- Provide excellent, compassionate care to patients.
- Perform state of the art clinical care and research that advances the practice of heart, lung and cardiothoracic surgery
All of our physicians are faculty at the University of Texas Health Science Center. In addition to being experts in their respective fields, our surgeons have consistently produced the best outcomes in the State of Texas. We are the only multispecialty, academic practice in South Texas to provide a full range of care to patients of all ages with complex cardiac, pulmonary and esophageal conditions. From pediatric heart surgery to adult coronary bypass surgery and transplantation, we provide the highest quality care to our patients.