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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery • Male • Age 57

1514 Jefferson Hwy
New Orleans, LA 70121
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Dr. De Hoyos' Experience


  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Airway Stenting
  • Airway Surgery
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Cancer Resection
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • High-Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy and-or Esophagoscopy
  • Laser Bronchoscopy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Stenting Procedures of the Airway (Trachea) and Esophagus
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Catamenial Pneumothorax
  • Chest Mass
  • Chest Wall Tumor
  • Diaphragm Muscle Paralysis
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Malignant Pleural Effusion
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mesothelioma, Adult Malignant, Pleural
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
  • Septal Defect
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Thymomas
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

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Awards & Recognitions


Education & Training

Medical School

Univ Autonoma De Nuevo Leon
Graduated in 1981

Internship Hospital

Hospital Universitario
Complete in 1982

Residency Hospital

Hospital Universitario
Complete in 1987
Toronto General Hospital University Of Toronto
Complete in 1994
University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
Complete in 2000
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
Complete in 1996

Fellowship Hospital

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Complete in 2003
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
Complete in 1998

Undergraduate Schools

Escuela De Medicina
Graduated in 1975

Other Education

Massachusetts Genl Hosp-Harvard University
Complete in 1989

Languages Spoken by Dr. De Hoyos & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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