We found 15 cardiothoracic surgeons who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas near Fort Worth, TX.

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
909 9th Avenue; Suite 210
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Carlos Macias works as a cardiac surgeon, vascular surgeon, and chest surgeon. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Macias completed his residency training at St. Luke's Hospital and Baylor University Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Parkland Community Health Plan, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Macias is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Ramesh Paladugu, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
851 W Terrell Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Ramesh Paladugu practices cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Paladugu include peripheral bypass surgery, heart problems, and lung surgery. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Paladugu takes. He graduated from Kurnool Medical College and then he performed his residency at New York Methodist Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Paladugu (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi. Dr. Paladugu's hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Burns, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Stent Placement, Heart Problems, Aortic Disease, Aneurysm, ... (Read more)

Dr. William Andrew Anderson, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
800 Eighth Avenue; Suite 510
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. William Anderson is a specialist in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. He works in Fort Worth, TX. His areas of expertise include heart bypass surgery (CABG), carotid artery disease, and neuroendocrine tumors. His professional affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. Dr. Anderson studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Anderson takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Other, Thoracic Surgery
1307 Eighth Avenue; Suite 601
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Richard Vigness practices cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery in Fort Worth, TX. His areas of clinical interest consist of heart problems, vascular surgery procedures, and consultation. Dr. Vigness is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Vigness graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His medical residency was performed at Memorial Hermann and Texas Heart Institute. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Vigness is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Heart Problems, Consultation

Dr. Albert Henry Olivencia-Yurvati, MD, DO
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery
855 Montgomery; Unthsc Surgery Department
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Albert Olivencia-Yurvati is a heart surgeon and vascular surgeon. Dr. Olivencia-Yurvati takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Tulsa Regional Medical Center and Deborah Heart and Lung Center. He is affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Resources.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
909 9th Avenue; Suite 210
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Jeffrey Lin is a physician who specializes in cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Lin is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lin has an open panel. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine for residency.

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
700 W Rosedale Street
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Seyed Khalafi is a specialist in thoracic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Khalafi average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Texas Health Resources, and Texas Health Care. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Khalafi accepts. His education and training includes medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Other, Thoracic Surgery
800 Eighth Avenue; Suite 510
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. H. Hudgens is a Fort Worth, TX physician who specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Hudgens honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Hudgens's professional affiliations include Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Vincent K.H. Hung Tam, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Cook Childrens Medical Center
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Vincent Tam is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. After attending the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Dr. Tam completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Tam is professionally affiliated with Cook Children's.

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery
900 W Rosedale Street
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. James Anderson's medical specialty is cardiac surgery and vascular surgery. He is affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. After completing medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Carolinas Medical Center. Dr. Anderson is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Vinod Antony Sebastian, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1500 Cooper Street
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Vinod Sebastian is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Fort Worth, TX. In addition to English, Dr. Sebastian (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is affiliated with Cook Children's. Dr. Sebastian graduated from Government Medical College, Kottayam and then he performed his residency at Monmouth Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Hisashi Nikaidoh, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1500 Cooper Street
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Hisashi Nikaidoh's specialties are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Nikaidoh honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at The University of Tokyo Faculty of Medicine and residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago, and a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. He is professionally affiliated with Cook Children's.

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd; Fort
Worth, TX
 

Dr. Don Peska works as a vascular surgeon and thoracic surgeon in Fort Worth, TX. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Resources. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Peska attended medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Peska is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Michael Nazarian, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
757 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Michael Nazarian's specialty is cardiothoracic surgery. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. In addition to English, Dr. Nazarian (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian. Dr. Nazarian is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
901 7th Avenue; Suite 330
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Eldad Erez is a heart surgeon. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine.

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What is Cardiothoracic Surgery?

Cardiothoracic surgery is the medical specialty that provides surgical care for the chest. Most often this means heart or lung surgery, but it can also include surgery on the esophagus, breastbone, or chest wall. Some cardiothoracic surgeons may specialize in the surgical treatment of children, or focus on a specific organ or surgical procedure.

Some of the diseases and procedures that a cardiothoracic surgeon might handle include:
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart valve surgery
  • Lung cancer
  • Cancer of the esophagus
  • GERD, or severe acid reflux
  • Heart or lung transplants

Cardiothoracic surgeons may use various types of imaging, such as an electrocardiogram or CT scan, to diagnose problems and plan the operation. They may also offer minimally invasive surgery or robotic surgery, if appropriate, to lower the risk of scarring and infection.

Cardiothoracic surgery is an older medical specialty, but it is still one of the most amazing. Often patients who need a cardiothoracic surgeon are extremely sick, suffering from an illness that will kill them without intervention. With surgery, however, they often make a complete recovery.