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Lorraine Cornwell

Lorraine D. Cornwell, M.D.

Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
2002 Holcombe Boulevard, OCL 112
Houston, TX  77030
United States
713 794-7892
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Duke University (BS 1991)
UNC at Chapel Hill School of Medicine (MD 1996)
UNC Hospitals General Surgery Residency (1996-2001)
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center,& NY Presbyterian Hosp/ Cornell Medical Center Cardiothoracic Residency (2001-2003)
St. Joseph's Medical Center, NJ, Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon (2004-2009)
Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Cardiothoracic Surgery (2009-present)
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Section Head of General Thoracic Surgery (present)

Other Interests

Laparoscopic esophageal surgery, Heller for achalasia and Nissen for GERD
Esophageal cancer surgery
Coronary bypass grafting surgery, including off-pump beating heart
Lung cancer surgery
VATS lobectomy
Valve surgery
TAVR transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Mitral valve repair
Minimally invasive MAZE procedures
Laser lead extraction
VATS sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis
Esophageal stents

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Aorta
  • Critical Care
  • Endocarditis
  • Mediastinum
  • Benign disease
  • Pleura
  • Pericardium
  • Minimally Invasive
  • VATS
  • Robotic
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Coronary disease
  • Transcatheter
  • Valve disease
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Thoracic
  • Trachea and bronchi
  • Lung
  • Cancer
  • Chest wall
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Great vessels
  • Diaphragm
  • Reconstruction
  • Esophagus