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Diego Hernan de Villalobos, MD

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Critical Care, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Associate Medical Director, Intensive Care Unit, Department of Critical Care, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd
Unit Number: 112
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: B7.4320
Phone: (713) 792-5040
Fax: (713) 745-1869

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1981 Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina, MD, Doctor of Medicine

Postgraduate Training

2003-2004 Critical Care Fellowship CV Intensive Care Fellowship, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
1998-2003 Internship and Anesthesiology Residency, The University of Texas – Houston, Houston, TX
1993-1998 CV Surgery Intensive Care Fellowship, Texas Heart Institute/SLEH, Houston, TX
1993 Transplant Fellowship, Texas Heart Institute/SLEH, Houston, TX
1990-1992 Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship, Texas Heart Institute/SLEH, Houston, TX
1989-1990 CV Surgery Resident, Fundacion Favaloro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1987-1988 Surgery Fellowship, Hospital Naval, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1987-1988 CV Surgery Fellowship, Sanatorio Antartida, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1984-1987 General Surgery Resident, Hospital Naval, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1981-1984 Visiting Physician, Sanatorio Charcas, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Board Certifications

2008 Critical Care
2006 Anesthesiology

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX, 8/2004-present
Assistant Professor, Department of Anethesiology and Pain Medicine, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 8/2004-8/2012
Assistant Professor, Department of Critical Care, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 8/2004-8/2012

Institutional Committee Activities

Alternate Member, Credentials Committee of the Medical Staff, 2008-present
Co-Chair, Critical Care Research and Publications Committee, 2006-present
Member, Anesthesiology Research Seminar Group, 2005-present
Member, Resident Evaluation Committee, 2004-present
Member, ICU Operations Committee, 2004-present
Chair, Metabolic Nutrition Support Meeting, 2004-2005

Honors and Awards

2008 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Anesthesiology Baylor College of Medicine
2007 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine
2006 Excellence in Teaching, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rice University, UT Austin, and University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
2006 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine

Professional Memberships

Alliance for NanoHealth
Member, 2006-present
American Society for Anesthesiologists
Member, 2006-present
Society of Critical Care Medicine
Member, 2004-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Nigam R, Villalobos D, Rice D, Rozner M, Nates JL. Acute post-operative superior vena cava syndrome. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 22(4):584-6, 2008 Aug, 2008.
2. Kadipasaoglu KA, Pehlivanoglu S, Conger JL, Sasaki E, de Villalobos DH, Cloy M, Piluiko V, Clubb FJ, Jr, Cooley DA, Frazier OH. Long- and short-term effects of transmyocardial laser revascularization in acute myocardial ischemia. Lasers Surg Med 20:6-14, 1997. PMID: 9041502.
3. Kadipasaoglu KA, Pehlivanoglu S, Conger JL, Sasaki E, de Villalobos DH, Piluiko V, Frazier OH, Cooley DA. Effect of Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization on Myocardial Function and Infarct Size in Dogs. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine . Lasers in Surgery and Medicine 43:10-11, 1995.
4. Taegtmeyer H, De Villalobos DH. Metabolic support for the postischaemic heart. Lancet 345:1552-1555, 1995.

Abstracts

1. McLenon M, Nates J, de Villalobos D. Aortoesophageal Fistula: Two Endovascular Case Studies and a Review of the Literature. Critical Care Medicine, 12/2012.

Last updated: 7/18/2013