Dr. Sako discusses upcoming lung transplant surgeries on COVID-19 patients

October 27, 2020

Dr. Sako was featured in an article in San Antonio Express News regarding patients who had Covid-19 and suffered irreversible lung damage, along with their evaluation for lung transplantation. Express News Article

Spirit Week at UT Health San Antonio!

October 16, 2020

Cardiothoracic Surgery Admin staff showing support for UT Health San Antonio Spirit Week 2020: People. Passion. Performance!

2nd Virtual Meet & Greet! Thursday 10/08/2020 at 6pm CST / 7pm EST / 4pm PST

October 3, 2020

We are pleased to announce our 2nd Open House for our Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Program! For those that were unable to attend our first meeting, or for those that have more questions, we will be providing an introduction to our program / history, some words from our faculty, and dedicated time with the residents to […]

We’ve Updated Our Gradates Page!

October 2, 2020

Please check out our Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency “Meet Our Graduates” Page.  We have sections on where our graduates are now, along with a couple video messages!  Training such wonderful cardiothoracic surgeons has been a proud achievement for our program.

SAVE THE DATE: Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Meet & Greet

September 22, 2020

[ATTENTION ALL MEDICAL SCHOOL STUDENTS INTERESTED IN CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY] Mark your calendars!  We are excited to announce that we will be having our first Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Meet & Greet on October 1st, 2020 at 6PM CST. This will be a virtual meeting on Zoom where we will introduce you to our program, our faculty […]

UT Health San Antonio Department of Surgery is on Twitter / Facebook / Instagram!

September 17, 2020

We are proud to announce that we have started The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook accounts!  We encourage everyone, especially prospective residents to follow these accounts for the latest on our department, our integrated cardiothoracic surgery residency, achievements / publications, and the latest in cardiothoracic surgery.  (Also, explore this website for further […]

Dr. Dawn S. Hui

STS Blog Article written by our own Dr. Dawn Hui!

September 4, 2020

Applications for Residency Begin!

September 2, 2020

The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at UT Health San Antonio encourages any eligible medical student driven to be a world-class cardiothoracic surgeon to apply to our integrated cardiothoracic surgery residency program through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERATS).  We accept one resident per year and participate in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) Main Residency Match. […]

Mays Cancer Center Receives Five-Year NCI-Designated Cancer Center Renewal

August 18, 2020

We are proud on the news that the Mays Cancer Center, one of four National Cancer Institute designated Cancer Centers in South Texas, has been granted five more years as an NCI Cancer Center following a site visit this past February 2020.  This is a great achievement thanks to the leadership of Mays Cancer Center […]