Ourania Preventza, M.D., M.B.A., FACS

Professor of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine

Ourania Preventza, M.D., M.B.A., FACS Photo


Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine

Faculty Inclusion Ambassador
Baylor College of Medicine

Institutional Policy Governance
Baylor College of Medicine


Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center (Clinic)
THI Outpatient Clinic
1101 Bates Avenue
Suite P115
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
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  • Board Certified - Surgical Critical Care American Board of Surgery

  • Board Certified American Board of Thoracic Surgery

  • Board Certified - General Surgery American Board of Surgery


  • MD from University of Athens School of Medicine
    Athens Greece
  • Residency at Mount Sinai Hospital and Providence Hospital and Medical Centers
    New York and Southfield, MI United States

    General Surgery

  • Residency at Residency at Albert Einstein Montefiore Medical Center
    New York, NY United States

    Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Fellowship at Mayo Clinic

    Surgical Critical Care

  • Fellowship at Arizona Heart Institute

    Catheter Interventions and Endovascular Surgery

  • MBA from Brandeis University
    The Heller School for Social Policy and Management


  • English


  • Female

Professional Achievements

  • Star Faculty Award for Excellence in Patient Care
    Baylor College of Medicine

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching & Evaluation
    Baylor College of Medicine

  • Health Care Hero 2018
    Houston Business Journal

  • Fulbright and Jaworski Award for Development of Enduring Educational Material
    Baylor College of Medicine

  • Alley-Sheridan Scholarship
    Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education

Professional Interests

  • Ascending and total aortic arch replacement .Thoracoabdominal aortic repair

  • Heart valve repair and replacement

  • Aortic root and aortic valve repair and replacement

  • Percutaneous valve replacement

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)

Professional Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Vascular Surgery

  • Adult Cardiac Surgery