Thomas R. Pollard, MD, FACS

Board-Certified Adult Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery

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Location:

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgical Institute of Texas
215 E Quincy St
Suite 604
San Antonio, TX 78215
Phone: (210) 798-4311
Fax: (210) 960-2883

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
5 out of 5
24 Ratings
44 Comments

Professional Training

  • Chief Resident, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
  • Senior Resident, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
  • Chief Administrative Resident, General Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
  • General Surgery Residency, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
  • Medical Degree, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX
  • Board Certification:  American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Aust Surgical Society
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Texas Medical Association
  • The Heart Valve Society
  • American Board of Surgery

Interests

  • Open heart surgery including coronary bypass and valve surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery including transcatheter techniques
  • Thoracic aortic surgery
  • General thoracic surgery (including pulmonary and esophageal procedures)

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
5
Provider showed concern
5
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
5
CP spoke using clear language
5
Provider explained things clearly
4.9
Provider included you in decisions
5
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending this provider

Comments

Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Oct 21, 2021
Very knowledgeable!
Oct 21, 2021
Very professional!
Sep 18, 2021
Great
Sep 18, 2021
All around was good experience From beginning to end.
Sep 18, 2021
Nurse talk and explain everything to me. Made sure I understood and had no further questions. Didn't talk to me as I was a patient for the first time but like I was a personal friend being helped.
Sep 18, 2021
I would most definitely recommend Dr Pollard as a surgeon. He was very thorough in explaining my problem and how It could be taken care off. I left office with hope and more confident of my outcome.
Sep 18, 2021
Staff was great. Very pleasant and helpful. Made you feel that they really cared.
Sep 18, 2021
All good experience. Have me hope and I left full of confident that all would be good
Aug 31, 2021
Very good
Aug 31, 2021
I liked all about these doctor an staff
Aug 31, 2021
Very professional
Aug 31, 2021
Very well
Aug 31, 2021
Good
Aug 8, 2021
I am very pleased on how not only my appointments are handled with the up most care, but also very professional,.I truly highly recommend Dr Pollard and his staff.Dr. Pollard has been so humble, kind & caring, throughout my care, he has been a God sent, and I & my family will forever be grateful for all he has done during my surgery in 2019', he & his Assistant Zack actually saved my life after experiencing complications, I hold a special place in my heart for both. I Thank the Lord for Blessing them with their skilled hands ( Hands Of Healing ).Thank you... Andrea Perez
Aug 8, 2021
Excellence
Aug 8, 2021
I am very pleased on how not only my appointments are handled with the up most care, but also very professional,.I truly highly recommend Dr Pollard and his staff.Dr. Pollard has been so humble, kind & caring, throughout my care, he has been a God sent, and I & my family will forever be grateful for all he has done during my surgery in 2019', he & his Assistant Zack actually saved my life after experiencing complications, I hold a special place in my heart for both. I Thank the Lord for Blessing them with their skilled hands ( Hands Of Healing ).Thank you... Andrea Perez
Aug 8, 2021
Excellent
Aug 8, 2021
Excellence
Jul 23, 2021
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Jul 1, 2021
Dr Pollard is the best dr I have ever encountered, he listens and gives you his opinion and takes all his time with his patients, he is 1 in a million!!!!
Jul 1, 2021
All good
Jul 1, 2021
Very kind and courteous staff
May 27, 2021
Dr Pollard was very explicit in his procedure presentation.
May 27, 2021
Total wait time was a lot. I was falling asleep. So was my daughter, who left work & had to return after the visit.
May 27, 2021
Waited more than expected
May 14, 2021
Dr. Pollard, his nurse and the whole staff were extremely friendly and courteous to myself and my daughter. Dr. Pollard explained the whole procedure, the process and I felt very comfortable speaking and asking questions.
Apr 29, 2021
good
Apr 29, 2021
great
Apr 29, 2021
good
Apr 29, 2021
all good
Apr 29, 2021
all good.
Apr 29, 2021
the staff and doctor are absolutely fantastic. Love them.
Feb 27, 2021
Any time with Dr. Pollard is a good experience.
Feb 27, 2021
I am great full for Dr. Pollard as he saved my life.
Feb 9, 2021
I would definitely recommend Dr. Pollard.
Feb 9, 2021
We couldn't be more pleased with Dr. Pillars. When we left, my husband and I both said we wished he was in family medicine, we would love to have him for a family physician.
Feb 9, 2021
The nurse was absolutely wonderful! She was friendly, compassionate, and relatable. All nurses could take a lesson from her!
Feb 9, 2021
Had to wait for doctor, which was understandable, he had to go over x-rays and MRI's.
Feb 9, 2021
Everyone was very pleasant and very helpful.