Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, MD
The University of Texas at Austin, BS, Chemical Engineering
General Surgery, Residency, University of Colorado-Aurora
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Fellowship, University of Colorado-Aurora
Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Fellowship, Children’s Hospital Colorado-Aurora
Neil Venardos, MD is a board-certified surgeon in the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, a clinical partnership between Dell Children’s Medical Center and UT Health Austin. He specializes in performing pediatric cardiothoracic and congenital heart surgery.
Dr. Venardos earned his bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and received a medical degree at Texas Tech Health Science Center. He completed an internship, a residency in general Surgery, a research fellowship, and a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Colorado-Aurora, and completed training in congenital cardiac surgery at the Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora.
Dr. Venardos has published multiple articles and has given presentations on the topic of cardiothoracic surgery and congenital heart disease. He is involved with several surgical societies, and his research is focused on outcomes in congenital cardiac surgery and the pathobiology of heart valve disease. His clinical interests include neonatal cardiac surgery, surgical therapy for heart failure including heart transplantation, single ventricle palliation, and adult congenital heart disease.
Dr. Venardos is a pediatric cardiac surgeon with UT Health Austin.
- Cardiothoracic surgery
- Congenital cardiac surgery
- American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
- American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
- American Board of Thoracic Surgery/Congenital Cardiac Surgery (board eligible)
Dr. Venardos’s research is focused on outcomes in congenital cardiac surgery and the pathobiology of valvular heart disease.