UT Health Physicians

Lung, Chest and Esophageal Surgery

Related to: Lung transplant, Nissen fundoplication, Heller myotomy, GERD surgery, tracheal surgery, lung cancer surgery, esophageal surgery, reflux surgery, achalasia treatment, Barrett's esophagus, hiatal hernia, cardiothoracic surgery

Couple with coffee


We are the only multispecialty, academic practice in South Texas to provide comprehensive care for patients with complex pulmonary and esophageal conditions.

Our surgeons have consistently produced the best outcomes in Texas and are the experts in general and complex thoracic surgery.  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.

With our surgical team's extensive training and experience, we are able to assess, diagnose and treat all diseases of the lungs, chest, and esophagus. They employ their vast experience, research, and state-of-the-art technology to determine the best course of treatment for each patient’s unique condition.

Our surgeons are skilled at endoscopy procedures, minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery and traditional, open surgery.

Make an appointment

Please call 210-450-0999 to make an appointment or for additional information. Most major insurance accepted.


Some of the treatments we provide include:

  • Complex bronchopulmonary resection/reconstruction
  • Complex foregut resection/reconstruction
  • Diaphragmatic hernia treatment
  • Esophageal resection/reconstruction
  • Lung, chest, esophageal cancer treatment
  • Lung transplants
  • Lungs volume reduction (LVRS) for emphysema
  • Minimally invasive foregut surgery for achalasia or hiatal hernia
  • Minimally invasive VATS to for lung cancer
  • Robotic lobectomy for lung cancer
  • Robotic thymectomy for myasthenia gravis or thymoma
  • Thoracic endoscopy
  • Tracheal surgery
  • Treatment for infections of the lungs or chest
  • Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS)