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Ruben G. Nava Bahena, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery,
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Thoracic Surgery
Lung Transplantation

Board Certifications

General Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Languages

Spanish

Areas of Clinical Interest

General thoracic surgery, lung transplantation, lung cancer, esophageal cancer, benign esophageal disease (paraesophageal and hiatal hernias, achalasia, esophageal diverticulum), minimally invasive thoracic surgery (VATS, robotic surgery), mediastinal masses

  • Location(s)
  • Education

Location(s)

Location(s)

Center for Advanced Medicine

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-362-9181
Fax: 314-367-8459

Education

Education

Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2018
Residency: General Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2016
Research Fellowship: Lung Transplant, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Missouri 2011
Residency: General Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 2009
Residency: Emergency and Integral Medicine, University of the Armed Forces: Graduate Military School, Mexico City, CDMX 2002
Medical Degree: University of the Armed Forces: Graduate Military School, Mexico City, CDMX 2000

Areas of Research Interest

Lung transplant