Our ​Cardiac Surgeons

Gozde Demiralp 

Gozde Demiralp, MD

Gozde Demiralp, MD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Oklahoma. She joins as a Cardiac Intensivist. Dr. Demiralp graduated from Ankara University School of Medicine in Ankara, Turkey. Dr. Demiralp went on to complete an Anesthesiology Residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas; followed by a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Anesthesiology at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Demiralp has 2 board certifications and is a member of multiple National Societies. Dr. Demiralp has been a National and International Invited Lecturer and has over 40 presentations.

Lacy E. Harville III, MD

Lacy E. Harville III, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Oklahoma. He specializes in Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery and has certification by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He completed his residency in General, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. His areas of interest include complex thoracic aortic reconstruction, all types of valve disease that affect the heart, arrhythmia surgery, including Cox-MAZE IV procedures and hybrid arrhythmia procedures, as well as coronary artery disease and the surgical correction of this problem.

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Dr. Harville also has been a surgical advisor for the award-winning app Heart Pro III, which is used to help educate patients and their families, as well as students, in the anatomy of the cardiovascular system and its corrective procedures.

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Luis Daniel Velazco Davila, MD

Luis Daniel Velazco Davila, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Oklahoma. He specializes in Adult Cardiac Surgery and is certified by the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He completed his general surgery residency at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis and his Thoracic Surgery Residency at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. His areas of interests include coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, TAVR, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, disease of the aorta and arrhythmia surgery.