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Dr. Cesar Nahas MD

Dr. Cesar Nahas MD

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon

Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
(713) 486-5250


Dr. Cesar Nahas received his medical degree from Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon. He then completed an internship, a general and cardiothoracic surgery residency and a cardiovascular surgery fellowship at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, under the leadership of Dr. Michael DeBakey.

Board certified in thoracic surgery, Dr. Nahas has an expertise and extensive experience in adult cardiac and thoracic surgery as well as vascular and endovascular surgery.

Before his appointment as medical director of the Cardiac Surgery Program at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, he was in private practice for 20 years and was instrumental in growing cardiac care in the Clear Lake area. After finishing his training, Dr. Nahas was a full-time faculty member at Baylor College of Medicine and was chief of the Cardiac Surgery Program at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston.

He is a member of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS) and the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association (STSA).

In his free time, Dr. Nahas enjoys traveling, music, high-performance car racing and especially spending time with his family.

Physician Details

Medical Education
St Joseph University, 1983
Internships & Residency
St Joseph University, 1983
Baylor College of Medicine - Surgery, 1992
Baylor College of Medicine - Surgery, 1985
Clinical Interests
Lung Cancer
PCP Number
Cities Served
Deer Park, Friendswood, Galena Park, Houston, League City


ZIP Codes Served
77012, 77017, 77033, 77034, 77047, 77048, 77051


Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp