Ross M. Reul, MD, Cardiothoracic Surgeon with Houston Methodist Cardiovascular Surgery Associates

Get to know Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Ross M. Reul, who serves patients in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Reul is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon who is currently serving patients at Houston Methodist Cardiovascular Surgery Associates in Houston, Texas. Houston Methodist Cardiovascular Surgery Associates apply the most advanced technology and techniques to the care of heart patients — all in a caring, compassionate environment.

Dr. Reul is also a Clinical Professor of Surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Reul is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, the Cooley Hands Society, the Harris County Medical Society, the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Southern Thoracic Surgical Society, and the Texas Medical Association. 

Dr. Reul has received several awards throughout his line of work, including the Young Investigator Award by the American Society of Transplant Physicians, and the Outstanding Student Award by the Baylor Medical Alumni Association – among others. 

Dr. Reul earned his medical degree from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 1993. He then went on to complete his residency in general surgery at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, followed by his fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Texas Heart Institute / St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Houston. Dr. Reul is board-certified in thoracic and cardiac surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is also board-certified in surgery by the American Board of Surgery. 

Cardiothoracic surgery, also known as thoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax (the chest)—generally treatment of conditions of the heart (heart disease) and lungs (lung disease). A cardiothoracic surgeon, like Dr. Reul, is a medical doctor who specializes in surgical procedures of the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other organs in the chest. 

Dr. Reul’s clinical interests include cardiothoracic surgery, cardiovascular surgery, coronary artery disease, ischemic heart disease, atrial fibrillation surgery, thoracoscopy, blood conservation, lung cancer surgery, and minimally invasive aortic valve replacement. 

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