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
4.9 out of 5
20 Ratings
7 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.
4.9
Provider showed concern
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Provider explained things clearly
4.9
Provider included you in decisions
4.9
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.
Feb 27, 2021
I am great full for Dr. Pollard as he saved my life.
Feb 27, 2021
Any time with Dr. Pollard is a good experience.
Feb 9, 2021
Everyone was very pleasant and very helpful.
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
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
I would definitely recommend Dr. Pollard.
Feb 9, 2021
Had to wait for doctor, which was understandable, he had to go over x-rays and MRI's.