Dr. Garrett L. Walsh MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Garrett Walsh is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from Queen's University at Kingston. He is one of 8 doctors at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

McGill University Faculty Medicine Hospital
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1984 - 1990

Queen's University at Kingston
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

TX State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

2-Fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography imaging is predictive of pathologic response and survival after preoperative chemoradiation in patients with esophageal carcinoma.
Swisher, S.G., Erasmus, J., Maish, M., Correa, A.M., Macapinlac, H., Ajani, J.A., Cox, J.D., Komaki, R.R., Hong, D., Lee, H.K., Putnam, J.B., Rice, D.C., Smythe, W.R., Thai, L., Vaporciyan, A.A., Walsh, G.L., Wu, T., Roth, J.A.

Endoscopic ultrasound after preoperative chemoradiation can help identify patients who benefit maximally after surgical esophageal resection.
Agarwal, B., Swisher, S., Ajani, J., Kelly, K., Fanning, C., Komaki, R.R., Putnam, J.B., Abu-Hamda, E., Molke, K.L., Walsh, G.L., Correa, A.M., Ho, L., Liao, Z., Lynch, P.M., Rice, D.C., Smythe, W.R., Stevens, C.W., Vaporciyan, A.A., Yao, J., Roth, J.A.

Vertebral body resection.
Martin, L.W., Walsh, G.L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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