Our Team

Houston Methodist’s Department of Cardiovascular Surgery is known around the world for the surgical treatment of coronary artery disease. Our outstanding team of cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons are experts in diagnosis, treatment and discovery. In addition, our faculty conducts groundbreaking cardiovascular regeneration research and clinical trials. 


Please see below for a listing of our surgeons and faculty:

Alan B. Lumsden, MD, Department Chair

Mohamed Ahmed, MD
Marvin D. Atkins, MD
Moritz Wyler von Ballmoos, MD, PhD, MPH
Ulises Baltazar, MD
Charudatta Bavare, MD, MPH, FACS
Jean Bismuth, MD
Charlie Cheng, MD
Philip Chou, MD
Lucas Duvall, MD, FACS
Sara M. Edeiken, MD
Carly S. Filgueira, PhD
Zsolt Garami, MD
Clifford Kitten, MD, FACS, FACC
Javier A. Lafuente, MD, FACS
Gerald M. Lawrie, MD
Linda Le, MD
Richard W. Lee, MD
Thomas M. Loh, MD
Tony Lu, MD
Thomas E. MacGillivray, MD
Garold Motes, MD
Joseph J. Naoum, MD, FACS, RPVI
Jacobo Nurko, MD
Walter W. O'Hara Jr, MD
Scott Olsson, MD
Eric K. Peden, MD
Maham Rahimi, MD
Mahesh K. Ramchandani, MD
Michael J. Reardon, MD
Dewei Ren, MD
Ross Michael Reul, MD
Trisha Roy, MD, PhD
Erik E. Suarez, MD
Randall Wolf, MD, FACS, FACC