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Luis Alberton, MD, FACS

Luis Alberton, MD, FACS

Surgery, Thoracic

Luis Alberton, MD, joined Logan Health Surgical Clinic in October 2021 to provide minimally invasive thoracic surgery expertise to the growing surgical services program at Logan Health Medical Center. Dr. Alberton’s area of surgical expertise involves the organs of the chest and extends to the esophagus, the trachea and the chest wall, as well as anti-reflux disease. He received his medical degree from the University of Monterrey in Mexico and later completed his general surgery residency training at St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center in Manhattan and Westchester Medical Center of the New York Medical College. Dr. Alberton then completed his cardiothoracic surgery residency at Hofstra North Shore - Long Island Jewish School of Medicine. He then joined Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Washington, where he was hired to build and develop the thoracic robotic program at the Everett campus, which was one of the most successful in the state. While in Washington, he served as an assistant clinical professor at Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University. Dr. Alberton now chairs the robotic steering committee at Logan Health Medical Center in Kalispell and is committed to expanding access to minimally invasive thoracic surgery across Montana and the northwestern United States. He is currently an assistant clinical professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine. 


Fellow American College of Surgeons – Oct 2018
Board Certified American Board of Thoracic Surgeons – Jun 2016 – Jun 2026
Board Certified American College of Surgeons – Nov 2013 – Jul 2024
DaVinci Surgical System - Intuitive Surgical Training, SI and XI – August 2014  
ATLS Instructor Course – Apr 2013
Fundamentals of Laparoscopy Surgery - SAGES – Nov 2011

Medical School

University of Monterrey


Alberton LF, Rudersdorf PD, Herrmann JL; How I found a mentor. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 2017, Oct; 154 (4): 1345-1347
Giove GC, Alberton L, Yasan K, Kar B. Central Venous Pressure as a Predictor of Outcome in Left Ventricular Assisted Device: A Comparison between Pulsatile and Non-Pulsatile Pumps. Journal of Cardiac Failure. 2007, Aug; 13(6): S124-125
Giove GC, Alberton LF, Kar B. Liver Dysfunction after a Left Ventricular Assisted Device (LVAD) Patients. Journal of Cardiac Failure. 2007, Aug; 13(6): S124-125


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1333 Surgical Services Drive
Kalispell, MT 59901
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