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

Marvin D. Atkins, MD
Philip L. Auyang, MD
Charudatta Bavare, MD, MPH, FACS
Joseph M. Besho, MD, MS
Donnell K. Bowen, DO
Charlie Cheng, MD
Philip Chou, MD
Lucas Duvall, MD, FACS
Carly S. Filgueira, PhD
Zsolt Garami, MD
Tam T. Huynh, MD
Margaret Jackson, 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
Ahmed Mohamed, 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