After graduating first in his class from ITESM School of Medicine in Monterrey, Mexico, Dr. Guajardo completed his General Surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Center in San Antonio, where he was chosen Administrative Chief Resident his last year. Following that, he was a cardiothoracic fellow at MD Anderson/Methodist Hospital in Houston with rotations in cardiac, thoracic and esophageal surgery. Subsequently, he practiced at the University of Texas, focusing on aortic cases and TAVR. Dr. Guajardo’s interests include aortic surgery, off-pump coronary surgery and minimally invasive surgery (VATS, lobectomies and TAVR). Dr. Guajardo sees patients at Arkansas Heart Hospital Clinic in Little Rock. In his spare time, Dr. Guajardo enjoys archery, running and cooking.