Edward Chan, MD, is a thoracic surgeon at the Houston Methodist Hospital. He is Dr. Kim’s partner who at times help take care of his patients.
He obtained his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch. He trained in general surgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, during which time he completed a cardiothoracic surgery research fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center. He completed his cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at the University of Washington.
MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC
Leonora Meisenbach MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC is a board certified acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP-BC) at Houston Methodist Hospital, Department of Surgery. Leonora practices in the Department of Thoracic Surgery clinic evaluating and managing patients. She facilitates multidisciplinary care of our patients.She participates in Multidisciplinary Thoracic Tumor Boards.
She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University in 1994, a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 1997. She completed Master’s of Science in Nursing from University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 2001.
Elaine Jordan is an administrative assistant to Dr. Min P. Kim in the Department of Surgery at the Houston Methodist Hospital. She is a native of Houston, TX and plays a very important role in supporting Dr. Kim’s academic and clinical interests.
She maintains both clinical and professional appointments for Dr. Kim as well as handling the departmental correspondence including dictations, letters, memos and various external communications. She organizes and gathers data for thoracic tumor board and esophageal support group. In addition, she organizes the discharge packets for all patients released from the hospital after undergoing surgery.
Finally, she assists Libra, medical assistant with clinical duties and update patients with matters including FMLA paperwork, pharmacy refill request, return to work release and medical records.
Senior Patient Affairs Coordinator
Libra Broussard is a senior patient affairs coordinator to Dr. Min P. Kim in the Department of Surgery at Houston Methodist Hospital. She is a native Tucson, AZ and plays an important role in getting patients ready for the clinic visit and the operating room.
Libra is the primary person who maintains the clinic chart, schedule patients for office visit, obtains necessary medical records, obtains pathology specimens and outside films for new consults and schedules the necessary outpatient test.