Dr. Alberto De Hoyos, MD

Dr. Alberto De Hoyos, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Alberto De Hoyos, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Univ Autonoma de Nuevo Leon in 1981 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Pulmonary Disease
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more than 70% of peers
Lung Cancer
normal
more than 68% of peers
Lung Surgery
normal
more than 67% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Catamenial Pneumothorax
  • Chest Mass
  • Chest Wall Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • 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
  • Paralyzed Diaphragm
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
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48  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Airway Stenting
  • Airway Surgery
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • 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 Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • High-Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy and-or Esophagoscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laser Bronchoscopy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • 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 Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Escuela De Medicina
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Univ Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Hospital Universitario
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Hospital Universitario
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Toronto General Hospital University of Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Massachusetts Genl Hosp-Harvard University
    Other Education | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. De Hoyos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. De Hoyos' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. De Hoyos to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. De Hoyos' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. DeHoyos operated on me for lung cancer back in 2012, HE SAVED MY LIFE....FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE I CANNOT THANK HIM ENOUGH...THE BEST DOCTOR ON THIS EARTH. BLESS YOU
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