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Ourania Preventza, M.D., M.B.A., FACS

Professor of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine



Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center (Clinic)
THI Outpatient Clinic
1101 Bates Avenue
Suite P115
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
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  • Board Certified - Surgical Critical Care
    American Board of Surgery

  • Board Certified
    American Board of Thoracic Surgery

  • Board Certified - General Surgery
    American Board of Surgery


  • MD from University of Athens School of Medicine
    Athens Greece
  • Residency at Mount Sinai Hospital and Providence Hospital and Medical Centers
    New York and Southfield, MI United States

  • Residency at Residency at Albert Einstein Montefiore Medical Center
    New York, NY United States

  • Fellowship at Mayo Clinic

  • Fellowship at Arizona Heart Institute

  • MBA from Brandeis University
    The Heller School for Social Policy and Management


  • English


  • Female

Professional Achievements

  • Star Faculty Award for Excellence in Patient Care
    Baylor College of Medicine
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching & Evaluation
    Baylor College of Medicine
  • Health Care Hero 2018
    Houston Business Journal
  • Fulbright and Jaworski Award for Development of Enduring Educational Material
    Baylor College of Medicine
  • Alley-Sheridan Scholarship
    Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education

Professional Interests

  • Ascending and total aortic arch replacement .Thoracoabdominal aortic repair
  • Heart valve repair and replacement
  • Aortic root and aortic valve repair and replacement
  • Percutaneous valve replacement
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)

Physician Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Aortic Surgery
  • Heart Valve Surgery

Professional Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery


  • International Society of Endovascular Specialists
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  • Women in Thoracic Surgery
  • American Association of University Women
  • Hellenic Medical Society of New York
  • New York Academy of Sciences