Dr. George Letsou, MD

Dr. George Letsou, MD

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60 y/o
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Dr. George Letsou, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.Read his story

Texas Heart Institute

6620 Main St Ste 1350

Houston, TX 77030
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Vascular Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 94% of peers
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
very high
more than 92% of peers
Dialysis Access Procedures
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Letsou's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Letsou "Dr. George Letsou performs adult cardiac, thoracic, and vascular surgery. He has special interests in off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery, cardiopulmonary transplantation, mechanical cardiac assist, and high-risk cardiac surgery procedures. A graduate of some of the oldest institutions and training programs in the United States (Harvard, Columbia, and Yale), Dr. Letsou has been practicing in Houston for 20 years. In that time, he has become one of the most experienced surgeons in off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery as well as in high risk cardiac surgery procedures. He has extensive experience in thoracic and vascular surgery as well. Dr. Letsou maintains active investigational programs in both clinical and basic science research. He was on the medical school faculties at Yale and The University of Texas, where he was tenured Professor of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, before rejoining the Baylor College of Medicine as Professor of Surgery. He has published more than 100 articles concerning cardiothoracic surgery and speaks across the United States as well as internationally on these topics."
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6  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

3  Board Certifications

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

59  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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54  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Yale University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Yale University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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