Dr. Peter I Tsai MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Peter Tsai is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Houston, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ben Taub General Hospital and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC and has been in practice for 7 years. He is one of 2 doctors at Ben Taub General Hospital and one of 10 at Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Ben Taub General Hospital
Education & Medical Training
Kaiser Permanente Southern California
Residency, General Surgery, 2003 - 2006
University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1996 - 1998
Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2006 - 2008
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Class of 1996
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
CA State Medical License
Active through 2013
TX State Medical License
Active through 2014
Publications & Presentations
Operative challenges in management of concurrent interrupted aortic arch and descending thoracic aortic aneurysm.
Davis, J. A.,Gilani, R.,Al-Najjar, R.,Tsai, P. I.,Wall Jr, M. J.
Fibrosing mediastinitis causing ostial coronary artery compression in a young woman.
Posligua, W.,Zarrin-Khameh, N.,Tsai, P.,Lakkis, N.
Overcoming challenges of endovascular treatment of complex subclavian and axillary artery injuries in hypotensive patients.
Gilani, R., Tsai, P. I., Wall, M. J., Mattox, K. L.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Texas BlueChoice
- CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
- CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
- CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
- CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West 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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1504 Taub Loop
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 873-2000