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Kim de la Cruz

Kim Insua de la Cruz, MD FACS FACC FCCP

Surgeon - Cardiothoracic



Section Chief of Aortic Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital (9/2022-present)
Director of Aortic Surgery, Methodist Healthcare System/HCA Healthcare San Antonio Division (4/2019-8/2022)
Attending CV Surgeon, Texas Heart Institute at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, Houston, TX (8/2011-3/2019)
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine (8/2011-3/2019)

Other Interests

Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement
Aortic Arch Surgery
Open, Endovascular, and Hybrid Repairs
Repair of Type I Aortic Dissection
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Genetically Triggered Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Cardiovascular Conditions

Additional Educational Information

La Salle Green Hills (High School 1991)
University of the Philippines Diliman (B.S. Biology 1995)
University of the Philippines Manila College of Medicine (M.D. 2000)
Philippine General Hospital (Rotating Internship 1999-2000)
Philippine Pediatric Society (2000-2001)
Institute of Human Genetics - National Institutes of Health - University of the Philippines Manila (2001-2002)
The Brooklyn Hospital Center General Surgery Residency (2002-2007)
Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine Thoracic Surgery Residency (2007-2010)
Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine Aortic Surgery Fellowship (2010-2011)