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J. Kent Trinkle Chair Visiting Professor, John E. Mayer, Jr., MD

May 3, 2022

Dr. John Calhoon (left) presenting Dr. John Mayer (right) with a certificate for serving as the J. Kent Trinkle Chair Visiting Professor. Dr. Mayer visited us from the Boston Children’s Hospital April 27-29 and presented Grand Rounds on Thursday, April 28.


Residency Meet & Greet

August 5, 2021

Are you interested in our Integrated six-year Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Program at UT Health – San Antonio? We want to answer your questions and get to know you. Meet and chat with our Program Director Dr. Carpenter, our Faculty, and our Residents on Thursday, August 19th, at 4PM. Register with Amanda Bennett at bennetta1@uthscsa.edu or […]


First Robotic Assisted Esophagectomy in South Texas

July 15, 2021

Our newest recruit, Dr. Duy Nguyen, performed the first robotic assisted esophagectomy in South Texas. See the full article here: https://sahealth.com/about/newsroom/new-surgical-option-enhances-quality-of-life-for-patients-with-esophageal-cancer?sf247655927=1&fbclid=IwAR2cmi7eQZFa5Qz5JzVSpeTRldPTa_95p4yYCSmTTmXW3pKF9wH2LOabkVs


Congratulations to Connor McDonald, MD!

June 23, 2021

Congratulations to our 3rd year resident, Connor McDonald, MD. He received 2nd place for Clincal Research in the Aust Society Resident Research Competition.



Congratulations to Kristen Errico, MD on her first publication

May 20, 2021

Commentary: Always Load the Bear published on May 15, 2021. See the article below. https://www.semthorcardiovascsurg.com/article/S1043-0679(21)00225-2/fulltext



Dr. Calhoon elected 1st VP of the STS

February 9, 2021

Faculty member elected to leadership position of prestigious organization



Dr. Hui’s interview with News 4

February 5, 2021

https://news4sanantonio.com/news/local/understanding-the-importance-of-heart-health-with-ut-health-san-antonio



Dr. Andrea J. Carpenter

2021 Presidential Award

January 14, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. AJ Carpenter on receiving a 2021 Presidential Award in Teaching Excellence. We are very proud to have her on our team!



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Congratulations to our 2021 Top Doctors!

December 28, 2020

Cardiothoracic Surgery’s Top Doctors of 2021 in San Antonio: Dr. John H. Calhoon, Dr. Andrea J. Carpenter, Dr. Daniel DeArmond, Dr. Scott B. Johnson, and Dr. Edward Y. Sako https://www.sanantoniomag.com/san-antonios-top-doctors-2021/




Welcome Dr. Aaron Abarbanell!

December 11, 2020

It is a great pleasure to announce that Dr. Aaron M. Abarbanell, Associate Professor and Division Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery in the Pediatric Heart Center, officially started yesterday, December 10, 2020. Dr. Abarbanell served six years as an active-duty officer in the United States Navy and was appointed to several management and leadership positions, receiving […]