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Meet the Heart Doctor: Cardiovascular Surgery

David A. Ott, MD, FACS, FACC
Surgeon-in-Chief,Texas Heart Institute
MC 3-258, PO Box 20345
Houston, TX 77225-0345
832-355-4917; FAX 832-355-3770

David A. Ott, MD, FACS, FACC
Hospital affiliation:
St. Luke's Health System

Academic appointment:
Clinical Professor, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Medical school:
Baylor College of Medicine, 1972

Specialty training:
Baylor Affiliated Hospitals; Texas Heart Institute

American Board of Surgery (and Special Qualifications in General Vascular Surgery); American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Specialty interests:
Valve repair surgery, TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve implantation), coronary artery bypass surgery, aneurysm surgery, peripheral vascular surgery

Professional Philosophy and Interests Statement:
Dr. Ott is one of the world's most experienced heart surgeons, having extensive expertise in the areas of valve surgery, coronary artery bypass surgery, aneurysm and peripheral vascular surgery. He is known for his technical expertise and personalized care. Complex and challenging cases are often referred to him for evaluation. Further information is available on his website at

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Updated December 2013
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