UMCP Clinic Spotlight - West Texas Heart Surgery

West Texas Heart Surgery is an affiliate of UMC and has been serving our region since 2005. However, our providers carry a 30+ year legacy of premier cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery care. They have also been responsible for many cardiac surgery milestones such as the first open heart and heart transplant surgeries in Lubbock and the surrounding area. With locations in Lubbock, and in New Mexico, at West Texas Heart Surgery Our Passion is You!

Meet the Providers:

Ralph Paone MD, FACS, FACCP, FACC

Ralph Paone, M.D. 

Benjamin Hirsch, MD
 

Benjamin Hirsch, M.D. 

William Springer, MD
 

William Springer, MD 

Leslie Allen, APRN, FNP-C

Leslie Allen, APRN, FNP-C 

Ross Flathouse, PA-C

Ross Flathouse, PA-C 

Kory Mitchell, ACNP

Kory Mitchell, ACNP 

What people are saying about us:

"Dr. Hirsch and his staff are excellent! They inform me on what is going on and always check up on me. I would recommend them to anybody.”

“Dr. Paone is an AMAZING doctor and so is his team!”

“My doctor was very helpful. Him and his team learned about my health history which is very important to me. Thank you Dr. Springer.”

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