Professor and Chair, Cardiothoracic Surgery
President's Council Chair for Excellence in Surgery

Dr. Calhoon obtained his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 1981. He is Board Certified in Thoracic Surgery and Congenital Cardiac Surgery. He joined the group in 1989...

Adult Cardiac Surgery

Professor and Program Director of Thoracic Surgery Residency
Director of Cardiac Surgery, University Health Systems

Dr. Carpenter earned her PhD in Physiology from Penn State University in 1981 and her medical degree from George Washington University in 1989. She is Board Certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery...
Associate Professor

Professor and Vice Chair, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief of Division, Adult Cardiac Surgery
J. Kent Trinkle Chair in Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Sako joined us in 1992 and is a Professor and the J. Kent Trinkle Chair of Thoracic Surgery. He also serves as the Vice Chair for the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Chief of Adult ...

General Thoracic Surgery

Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery Associate Professor Associate Residency Program Director Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Dr. DeArmond is the chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery within the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at UTHSCSA.  He specializes in minimally invasive thoracic surgery including video-...

Associate Professor
Director of Lung Transplantation
Chiscano Endowed Professorship for Research & Education

  Dr. Johnson received his medical degree in 1987 from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is Board Certified in Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, and...


Clinical Professor

Dr. Baisden obtained his medical degree at The University of Oklahoma Medical School in 1975. He is currently certified with The American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He joined this program in March of...
Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Alfonso Chiscano studied at the German School, Escuelas Pias in Tenerife, Jesuit School in Madrid and National Institute of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. He got his degree in Medicine in 1962 at the...