Dr. Alberto L. De Hoyos, MD

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Dr. Alberto L. De Hoyos, MD

Thoracic Surgery | Male

Ochsner Medical Center 1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121 Get Directions
(504) 842-3966

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Dr. De Hoyos specializes in Thoracic Surgery and practices in New Orleans, LA. He practices at 1 location.

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      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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      Specialties

      • Thoracic Surgery

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      • General Surgery
      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Benign Tumor
      • Cancer
      • Catamenial Pneumothorax
      • Chest Mass
      • Chest Wall Tumor
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • 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
      • Septal Defect
      • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
      • Thrombosis
      • Thymomas
      • Vascular Disease
      • Zenker's Diverticulum

      Procedures Performed

      • 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 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 Surgery
      • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Maze Procedure
      • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
      • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
      • Open Thymectomy
      • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • 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 Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
      • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
      • Tracheal Reconstruction
      • Tracheal Resection
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Ventricular Assist Device
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Univ Autonoma De Nuevo Leon

        Graduated in 1981

      • Internship Hospital
        Hospital Universitario

        Completed in 1982

      • Residency Hospital
        Hospital Universitario

        Completed in 1987

        Toronto General Hospital University Of Toronto

        Completed in 1994

        University Of Nevada School Of Medicine

        Completed in 2000

        Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine

        Completed in 1996

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Northwestern University Feinberg School Of Medicine

        Completed in 2003

        University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)

        Completed in 1998

      • Undergraduate School
        Escuela De Medicina

        Graduated in 1975

      • Other Education
        Massachusetts Genl Hosp-Harvard University

        Completed in 1989

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. De Hoyos' Office & Staff

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      Experience with Dr. De Hoyos

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      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients