Dr. Alberto L. De Hoyos, MD

Dr. Alberto L. De Hoyos, MD

Thoracic Surgery | Male | 58 years old

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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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Dr. De Hoyos' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  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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  • 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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

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