Anthony L. Estrera, MD, FACS

Professor and Chief of Cardiac Surgery Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
Medical Director of Cardiovascular ICU and Cardiovascular IMU Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute


Academic Office
phone 713.486.5129

Clinical Office
phone 713.486.5100

fax 713.512.7200


Ingrid Harris


Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Education & Background

University of Texas Southwest Medical School, Dallas
General Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Chief Resident General Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Additional Information

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • DeBakey International Surgical Society
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Network (CTSNET)
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • American Heart Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medial Society
  • Texas Surgical Society
  • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association
  • American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  • Dr. Estrera has authored or co-authored 26 book chapters and over 100 publications in medical journals. His studies have led to refinement of surgical techniques that greatly improve outcomes.
  • He gives lectures and workshops frequently in many countries to provide training for surgeons.
  • 2015 Houstonia Magazine Top Doctors