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Mikko P Tauriainen, MD

Mikko P Tauriainen, MD

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Mikko Peter Tauriainen, MD, is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery in addition to holding specialty certificates in General Surgery and Cardiac Surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Tauriainen obtained his medical degree in 1990 and completed a Surgical Internship at the University of Toronto. He then completed a General Surgery residency at the University of Manitoba. This was followed by a residency in Thoracic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center which was completed in 1999.

Since then Dr Tauriainen has been in both private and hospital based practice in Wichita Falls and Plano, Texas, prior to relocating to Arlington, Texas. In addition to a busy clinical practice, Dr Tauriainen has been involved in leadership roles including Department chair and vice chair at several hospitals and has served on a hospital board. Dr Tauriainen has been named one of Collin County’s Best Doctors by D Magazine in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
Care Philosophy

Provide the best possible care specifically tailored to each patient utilizing medical management, percutaneous access, minimally invasive and open surgery as indicated for each individual case.

Dr. Tauriainen’s professional associations include:
• Fellow of American College of Surgeons
• Fellow Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
• Fellow American College of Cardiology
• American Medical Association

Accepts most insurance. Contact your insurance provider for coverage information

Aneurysm Repair Open and Endovascular

Aortic Valve Replacement

Aorto Femoral Bypass

ASD Closure

Cardiac Tumor Resection

Carotid Endarterectomy

Chest Wall Reconstruction/Rib Plating

Coronary Artery Bypass on Pump and off Pump

Femoral Popliteal Bypass

Lung Decortication

Lung Resection

Mediastinal Node Resection

Mitral Valve Replacement and Repair

Robotic Lung and Mediastinal Surgery

Surgical Maze Procedure

Thymectomy

Tricuspid Valve Replacement and Repair

Accepts most insurance. Contact your insurance provider for coverage information

Aneurysm Repair Open and Endovascular

Aortic Valve Replacement

Aorto Femoral Bypass

ASD Closure

Cardiac Tumor Resection

Carotid Endarterectomy

Chest Wall Reconstruction/Rib Plating

Coronary Artery Bypass on Pump and off Pump

Femoral Popliteal Bypass

Lung Decortication

Lung Resection

Mediastinal Node Resection

Mitral Valve Replacement and Repair

Robotic Lung and Mediastinal Surgery

Surgical Maze Procedure

Thymectomy

Tricuspid Valve Replacement and Repair