Thomas A. Lombardo, MD
Cardioligist

Dr. Lombardo has been practicing medicine since 1953.

Thomas A. Lombardo, MD

Dr. Lombardo was born in Beaumont, Texas. Prior to opening his cardiovascular practice in Beaumont on July 1, 1957, Dr. Lombardo served as Clinical Associate at the National Heart Institute, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. He also acted as Director of the Heart Catheterization Lab at the Medical College of Alabama in Birmingham. From 1957 until 1963 he served as Director of the Cardiopulmonary Lab at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.

Dr Lombardo also served in active duty U.S.P.H.S July 1, 1954 – July 1, 1956. Inactive Reserve: U.S.P.H.S., Senior Assistant Surgeon, July 7, 1956.

Dr. Lombardo enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren, playing golf and relaxing at his second home in California.

Education

  • Southwestern Medical College of the University of Texas, Dallas

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
  • Diplomate, ABIM, Subspecialty of Cardiovascular Disease

Affiliations

  • Phi Beta Pi, Medical Fraternity
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American Federation for Clinical Research
  • American Heart Association
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Jefferson County Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Fellow, Council of Clinical Cardiology
  • Member, The Society of Interventional Cardiac Angiography
  • Fellow, The Society for Cardiac Angiography

Fellowships

1949
Student Fellow in the Department of Medicine
Southwestern Medical College
Dallas, Texas

1952
Fellow, Department of Medicine
Medical College of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama

1953
Intern, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

1954
Assistant Resident
Barnes Hospital, Ward Medical Services
St. Louis, Missouri

1956
Clinical Associate at the National Heart Institute
National Institutes of Health

1957
Instructor, Department of Medicine
Medical College of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama

1963
Director Cardiopulmonary Laboratory
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Beaumont, Texas

Publications:

Effect of Posture and Neck Compression on Excretion of Electrolytes and Glomerular Filtration; Further Studies Cieculation 3, 105, 1951

Effect of Bleeding on Electrolyte Excretion and Glomerular Filtration. Cieculation 3, 260, 1951

Cardiac Asthma, Circulation 4, 920-929, 1951

Abdominal Aortic Aneutysm with Rupture into Inferior Vena Cava. Circulation 5, 287, 1952

Hemodynamic Changes in Eisenmegers Complex. Journal Clinical Investigation, 31, 673, 1952

Congenital Heart Disease. Annals Internal Medicine 37, 664, 1952

Effect of Neck Compression Sodium Excretion in Subjects with Congestive Heart Failure. Circulation 7, 88, 1953

Effect of Posture on Excretion of Water and Sodium by Patients with Congestive Heart Failure. Circulation 7, 91, 1953

Effect of Exercise on Coronary Blood Flow and Myocardial Oxygen Consumption in Man. Circulation 7, 71, 1953

Prevention of Ventricular Fibrillation in Hypothermic Animals. Surgery 40, 471, 1956

Myocardial Failure in Experimental Hypothermia. Presented Surgical Form 1956. Circulation Research V; 22, 1957

Mycotic Endocarditis. American Journal Medicine. XXII: 654, 57

Calcification of the Coronary Arteries. In the Heart: Arteries And Veins, Fourth Edition, 381-383, 19