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How a chance CT scan found an Austin man’s lung cancer

The start of the new year is a great time to prioritize your health. A way to accomplish this is to schedule an annual physical with your physician and also get screened if you are at risk for, or have a family history of, certain serious conditions like cancer. One type of cancer that can [...]

A Peek Into the CTVS Operating Room

During a surgery in the operating room (OR), everyone has a clearly defined role as to what their unique contributions will be for the procedure. The surgical team is made up of surgeons, nurses, anesthesiologists, a variety of technicians, physician assistants (PA), and sometimes medical residents or students who all work in harmony to ensure [...]

By |October 19th, 2022|Latest News, News|

CTVS Brings Cutting Edge Device to Central Texas

CTVS board certified cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey McNeil was recently the first surgeon in Austin and Central Texas to repair a complex thoracic aneurysm with a new FDA-approved device. This was the patient’s second lifesaving aortic procedure performed by a CTVS surgeon. The first procedure was an emergency lifesaving surgery for an acute type A dissection, which [...]

By |September 8th, 2022|Latest News, News|

CTVS Physicians Named Rising Stars

Two Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons (CTVS) physicians have been named 2022 Super Doctors Rising Stars in the July issue of Texas Monthly magazine. Congratulations to vascular surgeon David Nation, M.D. and cardiothoracic surgeon Brendan Dewan, M.D. on this special recognition! Dr. David Nation specializes in all areas of endovascular and vascular surgery. His special interests [...]

CTVS Opens New Kyle Office to Meet Growing Need in Hays County

Hays County is now the fastest growing county in the country with the area’s population having multiplied ten times over since 2000. For this reason, CTVS realized the need to offer expert and quality cardiothoracic care to residents there so they no longer have to travel to Austin for it. We are therefore pleased to [...]

CTVS Physicians Recognized as Top Doctors by Austin Monthly

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons (CTVS) is proud to recognize our physicians that have been named to Austin Monthly magazine’s list of Austin Top Doctors 2022. Please join us in congratulating our “Top Doctors” in Travis, Williamson, and Hays Counties. Cardiothoracic Surgery  Stephen Dewan, M.D. Mark Felger, M.D. William Kessler, M.D. Faraz Kerendi, M.D. W. Chance Conner, M.D. Robert Neely, [...]

By |January 4th, 2022|Latest News, News|

Announcing our 2021 Super Doctors®

At Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons (CTVS),  we are always honored to receive praise from our peers throughout the local medical community. It is an even greater privilege to be recognized alongside outstanding medical professionals from across the state. Each year, CTVS has several physicians named as a Texas Monthly Super Doctors®.  Our CTVS Texas Monthly Super Doctors for [...]

By |December 6th, 2021|Latest News, News|
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