Lawrence R. Hamner III, MD, a Cardiothoracic Surgeon with Methodist Hospital – San Antonio

Get to know Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Lawrence R. Hamner III, who serves patients in San Antonio, Texas.

Well-versed in the field of cardiothoracic surgery, Dr. Hamner III is affiliated with Methodist Hospital – San Antonio.

Back in 1981, he received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, before completing his residency in general surgery at Emory University Hospital in 1986. He then went on to complete two consecutive fellowships in cardiothoracic surgery and vascular surgery at the Texas Heart Institute in 1987 and 1988, respectively.

As a testament to his success, the doctor is board-certified in cardiothoracic surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS). He is a proud member of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Network, the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

Cardiothoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in the surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax. Cardiothoracic surgeons are medical doctors who specialize in surgical procedures inside the thorax, which may involve the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other organs in the chest. Alongside performing surgery, they also diagnose and treat diseases of these organs.

In his free time, Dr. Hamner III enjoys playing golf, skiing, and water skiing.

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