Ernesto R. Soltero Oliveras , MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
  • 1995-1997 Resident Cardiothoracic Surgery - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Research Fellowship Cardiomyoplasty and Skeletal Muscle for Cardiac Assist - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Resident in General Surgery
    Baylor College of Medicine
  • 1989 University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Research and Teaching Appointment
  • Outcomes in Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery in Diabetics

Course Offered
  • Third Year Clerkship and Fourth Year elective (Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery)
Members of professional Societies
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American College of Surgeons
  • International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Michael E. DeBakey International Surgical Society
  • Sociedad Puertorriqueña de Cardiología
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Anderson JA, Petersen NJ, Kistner C, Soltero ER, Willson P: Determining Predictors of Delayed Recovery and the Need for Transitional Care Rehabilitation after Cardiac Surgery. J Am Acad Nurse Pract 2006 Aug; 18(8): 386-92.
  • Bakaeen FG, Chu D, Huh J, LeMaire SA, Soltero ER, Petersen NJ, Sansgiry S, Lin P, Kougias P, Shenaq S, Coselli JS: Contemporary Outcomes of Open Thoracic Aortic Surgery in a Veteran Population: Do Risk Models Exaggerate Mortality? Am J Surg 2009; 198:889-894
Board Certification
  • 2008 American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Recertification
  • 1998 American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • 1996 American Board of Surgery
  • 1992 National Board of Medical Examiners