Cardiac Surgery


Excellence in Quality Cardiac Care

The Heart Clinic’s cardiac surgeon, Dr. Lester Dyke, is highly regarded for his expertise in treating patients in a high-risk state following a heart attack or heart failure. His work has helped South Texas Health System Heart earn recognition by Healthgrades for excellence in quality cardiac care in several categories throughout the years. STHS Heart has been named among the top 10 percent in the nation for cardiology services and coronary interventional procedures for three years in a row (2020-2022).

In addition, STHS Heart has earned the following accolades:​​

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Coronary Intervention Excellence Award three years in a row (2020-2022)
  • Five-Star recipient for Coronary Bypass Surgery six years in a row (2017-2022)
  • Five-Star recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure four years in a row (2019-2022)

Surgeries Provided

Cardiac surgeries provided by Dr. Lester Dyke include:

  • Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery
  • Heart valve surgery