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George V Letsou, M.D., FACS

Professor of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine


Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic 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
(713) 798-1027
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  • Board Certified
    American Board of Thoracic Surgery


  • MD from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
    06/1983 - New York, New York United States
  • BA from Harvard University
    06/1979 - Cambridge, Massachusetts United States
  • Residency in Cardiothoracic Surg from Yale-New Haven Hospital
    New Haven, Connecticut United States
  • Residency in General Surgery from Yale-New Haven Hospital
    New Haven, Connecticut United States


  • English


  • Male

Professional Statement

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.

Professional Achievements

  • Best Doctors in America - Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • America’s Top Physicians - Cardiovascular Surgery

Professional Interests

  • Off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Peripheral vascular surgery
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Mitral valve repair
  • Aortic valve replacement
  • Heart failure
  • Cardiac transplantation
  • Lung resection

Physician Specialties

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

Professional Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery


  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Heart Association
  • American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Harris County Medical Society