Our Doctors

The cardiovascular surgeons of Houston Methodist Cardiovascular Surgery Associates are world-renowned experts in minimally invasive procedures as well as traditional open surgery. Our commitment to the Houston Methodist I CARE values of integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence forms the foundation of everything we do, guiding us as we develop the best possible treatment regimen for each individual.



Ulises Baltazar, MD

Carlos Bechara, MD

Jean Bismuth, MD

Brian Bruckner, MD

Javier Lafuente, MD

Gerald Lawrie, MD, FACS

Richard Lee, MD

Alan Lumsden, MD

Jacobo Nurko, MD

Walter O’Hara, MD

Eric Peden, MD

Mahesh Ramchandani, MD, FRCS

Basel Ramlawi, MD, MMSc, FRCSC

Michael Reardon, MD

Dewei Ren, MD

Scott Scheinin, MD, FACS

Erik Suarez, MD

Houssam Younes, MD