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 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:

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.

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

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!

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

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 […]

A patients “thank you” to staff at University Hospital

December 7, 2020

Mr. Weston Davis was a patient on the unit in July and the father of fellow colleague Staci RN. He went for a COVID test on advice of his daughter where he collapsed in the clinic. He was taken by Ambulance to UH ER and presented emergent as a STEMI in Cardiogenic Shock. He was […]