Javier Lafuente, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Houston, TX, Houston Methodist Hospital

JavierA.LafuenteMD

Thoracic Surgery Houston, TX

Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, Thoracic Surgical Oncology, Cardiovascular Surgery

Director Heart Surgery Program, Houston Methodist West Hospital

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Education & Training

  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1992 - 1994
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineResidency, General Surgery, 1987 - 1992
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineResidency, Thoracic Surgery, 1985 - 1987
  • Universidad de Costa Rica  Faculty of Medicine
    Universidad de Costa Rica Faculty of MedicineClass of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2008 - 2014
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1993 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • FACCP American College of Chest Physicians
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations