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Leonidas Tapias, MD

Thoracic Surgery
Accepts New Patients

Dr. Tapias is a thoracic surgeon with expertise in thoracic oncology, minimally invasive thoracic surgery, airway disorders and esophageal cancer.


He has strong interests in lung cancer screening, early detection of lung cancer and research.


Dr. Tapias is married with two children. He enjoys traveling, cycling and growing and roasting coffee.

Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Dallas
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Irving
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Waxahachie
  • Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
Accepts New Patients
PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
Accepts New Patients
Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
  • Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Ma (2018)
  • Fellowship: Thoracic Oncology Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center-Ny (2017)
  • Fellowship: Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic: Rochester, Mn (2017)
  • Residency: General Surgery, St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, Ct (2016)
  • Residency: General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Ma (2015)
  • Internship: Last year of medical school, Hospital Universitario Fundacion Santa Fe De Bogota, Colombia (2008)
  • Internship: General Surgery, St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, Ct (2010)
  • Medical School: Universidad Industrial De Santander, Santander, Columbia (2008)
  • Residency: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Ma (2018)
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 13, 2019, Leonidas Tapias, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

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