Dr. Ian Makey, MD

Dr. Ian Makey, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Ian Makey, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Tulane in 2006 and specializes in thoracic surgery and lung transplant surgery.Read his story

7979 Wurzbach Rd

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 450-0999

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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Lung Surgery
more than 69% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
more than 68% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
more than 50% of peers

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Dr. Makey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Makey "Dr. Makey earned his Medical Degree at Tulane Medical School in New Orleans LA in 2006 where he received the Sam McCool Excellence in Surgery Award. He completed General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston MA in 2011 and 2013 respectively. He is board certified in General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery. His clinical interests include all aspects of General Thoracic Surgery. He performs minimally invasive foregut surgery such as Heller Myotomy and hiatal hernia repair. He performs robotic lobectomies for lung cancer. He performs lung transplant operations. He has research interests in operative risk prediction and medical device design. Dr. Makey joined the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center as Assistant Professor in 2013. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Makey "Great patient care requires that you care about your patient.  "

2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Lung Transplant Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

33  Conditions Treated

  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Paralyzed Diaphragm
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
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35  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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


  • Millsaps College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Tulane
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Cedar Sinai Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hosp Harvard Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Beth Isarel Deaconess Med Ctr-Harvard U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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