BBB - A+ Since 1972
 
 
Accepting New Patients
All Surgeons Are Board Certified

Appointments Are Readily Available


 
 
 
Cardiovascular Surgery — Jennifer Cozart, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C. in Houston, TX
Jennifer Cozart, M.D.
832-355-5619

 
Texas Heart Surgeons — J. Michael Duncan, M.D., F.A.C.S. in Houston, TX
J. Michael Duncan, M.D.
832-355-4914

 
Heart Surgeons — Charles H. Hallman, M.D., F.A.C.S. in Houston, TX
Charles H. Hallman, M.D.
832-355-4332

 
Thoracic Surgery — James J. Livesay, M.D., F.A.C.S. in Houston, TX
James J. Livesay, M.D.
832-355-4976

 
Cardio Thoracic Surgery — David A. Ott, M.D., F.A.C.S in Houston, TX
David A. Ott, M.D.
832-355-4917

 
 
 
 
 
 

Meet Our Surgeons

 
Following are brief biographical notes of our surgeons. Detailed biographies are available upon requests. Please feel free to contact our surgeons if you have any questions regarding a medical problem. They may be reached by telephone, fax, and US mail.
 
Cardiovascular Surgery — Jennifer Cozart, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C. in Houston, TX

Jennifer R. Cozart, M.D., F.A.C.S.


Medical School:
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, 2003

Specialty Training: The University of Texas Medical Branch, Texas Heart Institute and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Certification: American Board of Surgery; American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Academic Appointment: Clinical Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
Jennifer R. Cozart, M.D. (formerly Del Prete) is a highly skilled surgeon with extensive experience in cardiovascular, thoracic and general surgery procedures. Her practice encompasses all aspects of these fields, with a special focus on minimally invasive cardiothoracic and endovascular ... Read more
 

J. Michael Duncan, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Texas Heart Surgeons — J. Michael Duncan, M.D., F.A.C.S. in Houston, TX
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1971

Specialty Training: Texas Heart Institute, Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals, Houston

Certification: American Board of Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Surgery (certified in General Vascular Surgery)

Academic Appointment: Clinical Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

J. Michael Duncan, M.D. is an Associate Surgeon at the Texas Heart Institute (THI), Houston, Texas since 1980. Dr. Duncan is also Adjunct Associate Professor of the Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. Read more
 

Charles H. Hallman, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Heart Surgeons — Charles H. Hallman, M.D., F.A.C.S. in Houston, TX
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1984

Specialty Training: Texas Heart Institute, Baylor Affiliated Hospitals, Houston

Certification: American Board of Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Academic Appointment: Clinical Professor, University of Texas Medical School, Houston
Charles H. Hallman, M.D. is a highly skilled, experienced and respected cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon at the Texas Heart Institute. He performs cardiac, aortic, vascular and thoracic surgeries on patients from all over the world. He has been a member of the Texas Heart Institute Surgical Staff since 1992. Read more
 
 

James J. Livesay, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Thoracic Surgery — James J. Livesay, M.D., F.A.C.S. in Houston, TX
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1973

Specialty Training: Texas Heart Institute; UCLA Center for Health Sciences; M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Certification: American Board of Surgery (certified in General Vascular Surgery); American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Academic Appointment: Clinical Professor, University of Texas Medical School, Houston
James J. Livesay, M.D. is an accomplished surgeon with extensive experience in cardiovascular, thoracic, and general procedures. An Associate Surgeon at the Texas Heart Institute (THI), Houston, Texas, since 1981, Dr. Livesay is also an Associate Surgeon at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, Houston,... Read more
 

David A. Ott, M.D., F.A.C.S

Cardio Thoracic Surgery — David A. Ott, M.D., F.A.C.S in Houston, TX
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1972

Specialty Training: Texas Heart Institute, Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals, Houston, Texas

Certification: American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Academic Appointment: Clinical Professor, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
Dr. Ott, M.D. is a highly skilled surgeon with vast experience in performing all types of cardiovascular procedures, including coronary bypass, cardiac valve repair, and aneurysm surgery, Dr. Ott is also very adept at tackling the most complex surgical problems. He is Surgeon-in-Chief of the Texas Heart Institute. Read more