Dr. Carmelo Otero is a general surgeon practicing in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Otero specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Otero provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
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Dr. Otero, a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, has experience performing cardiac, thoracic, and peripheral vascular procedures. He serves as the President of the Center for Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery in San Antonio, Texas.
After earning his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in 1981, Dr. Otero went on to complete his residency in general surgery at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. Thereafter, he completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio.
Beyond his efforts within the field, the doctor is board-certified through the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, an American surgical organization devoted to surgery of the chest. He is also a member of several professional organizations, including the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
Cardiothoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in the surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax. Cardiothoracic surgeons are medical doctors who specialize in surgical procedures inside the thorax, which may involve the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other organs in the chest. Alongside performing surgery, they also diagnose and treat diseases of these organs.
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