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We found 6 cardiothoracic surgeons who accept Gold Compass Balanced 1000 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 in Fort Worth, TX. He is professionally affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Parkland Community Health Plan, and more. Dr. Macias's practice is open to new patients. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then he performed his residency at St. Luke's Hospital and Baylor University Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Macias is conversant in Spanish.

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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's medical specialty is cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Paladugu include peripheral bypass surgery, heart problems, and lung surgery. He is affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. His practice is open to new patients. After attending Kurnool Medical College for medical school, Dr. Paladugu completed his residency training at New York Methodist Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Paladugu (or staff) is conversant in Telugu and Hindi.

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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 works as a cardiac surgeon, general surgeon, and vascular surgeon in Fort Worth, TX. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Areas of expertise for Dr. Anderson include heart bypass surgery (CABG), carotid artery disease, and neuroendocrine tumors. Dr. Anderson is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. His professional affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. He is accepting 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 Cardiothoracic Surgery
909 9th Avenue; Suite 210
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Jeffrey Lin is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lin takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, Dr. Lin attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Dr. Lin's practice is open to new patients.

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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. His professional affiliations include Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. Dr. Hudgens studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Michael Nazarian is a cardiothoracic surgeon. Dr. Nazarian (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Persian. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nazarian honors. His practice is open to new patients.

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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.