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Dr. Thomas Pollard, MD

Thoracic Surgery* Age 60
Dr. Thomas Pollard, MD
4.4 (14 Ratings)
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Dr. Thomas Pollard, MD is a Thoracic Surgery Specialist in San Antonio, TX.
Dr. Thomas Pollard, MD
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Dr. Thomas Pollard, MD

Thoracic Surgery* Age 60
San Antonio, TX
Accepting new patients
30 years of experience
Dr. Thomas Pollard, MD is a Thoracic Surgery Specialist in San Antonio, TX.

About

Dr. Thomas Pollard, MD is a Thoracic Surgery Specialist in San Antonio, TX and has 30 years experience. They graduated from University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 1994 and completed a residency at University Of Texas Health Center.They currently practice at Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgical Institute of Texas and are affiliated with Baptist Medical Center, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, North Central Baptist Hospital, Northeast Baptist Hospital and St. Lukes Baptist Hospital. At present, Dr. Pollard received an average rating of 4.4/5 from patients and has been reviewed 14 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Pollard is board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Disease
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Disease
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Aortic Repair
Aortic Valve Surgery
Atherectomy
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
Lobectomy
Lung Removal
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Lobectomy
Open Lung Removal
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Open Segmentectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Segmentectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Insurance Accepted

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  • Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • National (BlueCard) PPO
  • Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Blue Card PPO
  • HealthyBlue 2.0
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  • Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
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  • Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgical Institute of Texas
    215 E Quincy St Ste 604, San Antonio, TX 78215

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4.4
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Patient Reviews
Jan 11, 2023
Required emergency surgery as a result of an Aorta Dissection. Dr Pollard performed the surgery and saved my life. He and his team are second to none. His bedside manners are everything a patient could ask for. Thank you for what you do Dr Pollard!
Mark Lindenberg — Jan 11, 2023
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Specialties*
Thoracic Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
    1994
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
Board Certifications
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Residency

Residency Hospital
  • University Of Texas Health Center
    1994
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • University Of Texas Health Center
    1996
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Thomas Pollard, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Pollard's profile.

Dr. Thomas Pollard, MD is affiliated with Baptist Medical Center, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, North Central Baptist Hospital, Northeast Baptist Hospital and St. Lukes Baptist Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Thomas Pollard, MD holds board certification in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Baptist Medical Center

    111 Dallas St, San Antonio, TX

  • Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

    1901 CLINCH AVE, Knoxville, TN

  • North Central Baptist Hospital

    520 Madison Oak Dr, San Antonio, TX

  • Northeast Baptist Hospital

    8811 Village Dr, San Antonio, TX

  • St. Lukes Baptist Hospital

    7930 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX