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We found 16 providers matching carotid endarterectomy and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans near Houston, TX.

Dr. Joseph Stapleton Coselli, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Coselli is a specialist in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. He works in Houston, TX. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Coselli include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), mitral valve prolapse, and thyroid problems. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Coselli attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Coselli trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Coselli's hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Baylor Clinic. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , carotid endarterectomy

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Lung Biopsy, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Gallstones, Abdominal Aortic ... (Read more)

Dr. George Vasilios Letsou, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6410 Fannin; Suite 450
Houston, TX
 

Dr. George Letsou's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery, general surgery, and thoracic surgery. His clinical interests include aortic valve replacement, heart attack, and mitral valve disease. Dr. Letsou's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Clinic, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). He is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and a graduate of Yale-New Haven Hospital's residency program. Dr. Letsou honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , carotid endarterectomy

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Lung Biopsy, Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery, Lung Tumor Resection, ... (Read more)

Dr. Uttam Tripathy, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Uttam Tripathy specializes in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Tripathy include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). Dr. Tripathy is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tripathy takes. He is accepting new patients. He is a graduate of S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , carotid endarterectomy

All Interests: Lung Biopsy, Lung Tumor Resection, Aneurysm, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,300
  • Medicare Cost: $1,056
Dr. Ourania Alkiviadis Preventza, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery
6620 Main Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Ourania Preventza's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery and vascular surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Preventza include aortic root replacement, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Dr. Preventza's professional affiliations include Baylor Clinic and Texas Heart Institute (THI). She studied medicine at the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , carotid endarterectomy

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Valve Repair, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Carotid Endarterectomy, Aortic ... (Read more)

Dr. Arash Keyhani, MD, DO
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1631 North Loop W; Suite 610
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Arash Keyhani is a specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. He works in Houston, TX. After completing medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. These areas are among his clinical interests: carotid endarterectomy, peripheral vascular surgery, and endovascular aneurysm repair. Dr. Keyhani is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. In addition to English, Dr. Keyhani (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian. He is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston), and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , carotid endarterectomy

All Interests: Laser Treatment, Carotid Endarterectomy, Peripheral Vascular Surgery, Endovascular Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jayer Chung, MS, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
6620 Main Street; Suite 1325
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jayer Chung practices general surgery and vascular surgery. Dr. Chung obtained his medical school training at SUNY Upstate Medical University and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. His clinical interests include thoracic outlet syndrome, lower extremity (leg) bypass surgery, and aortic aneurysm repair. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Chung's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Clinic, Park Plaza Hospital, and VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS).

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Relevant Interests: , carotid endarterectomy

All Interests: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Carotid ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Sandlin Sweeney, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6400 Fannin Street; Suite 3000
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Michael Sweeney is a cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery specialist. His clinical interests include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), aortic aneurysm, and biopsy. On average, patients gave Dr. Sweeney a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Sweeney has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , carotid endarterectomy

All Interests: Valvuloplasty, Lung Tumor Resection, Heart Problems, Aneurysm, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Aortic ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 32
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,391
  • Medicare Cost: $983
Dr. David Alan Ott, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1101 Bates Avenue; Suite P514
Houston, TX
 

Dr. David Ott works as a cardiac surgeon and vascular surgeon. Dr. Ott is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Ott is professionally affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI) and CHI St. Luke's Health.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Aortic Valve Disease, Heart Valve Repair, Aneurysm, Peripheral Vascular ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,985
  • Medicare Cost: $970
Dr. Jacobo Nurko, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jacobo Nurko practices general surgery and vascular surgery in Houston, TX and Baytown, TX. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: ablation, aortic aneurysm, and angioplasty. Dr. Nurko is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Nurko's practice is open to new patients. He graduated from the University of Anahuac Faculty of Health Sciences. Dr. Nurko has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , carotid endarterectomy

All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Surgical Procedures, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Heart Surgery, Wounds, Varicose ... (Read more)

Dr. Imran Taj Mohiuddin, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1200 Binz Street; Suite 1180
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Imran Mohiuddin's areas of specialization are general surgery and vascular surgery; he sees patients in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: renal angioplasty, ablation, and heart problems. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mohiuddin accepts. Dr. Mohiuddin is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Mohiuddin is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , carotid endarterectomy

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Brain AVM, Sclerotherapy, Invasive Cardiology, Vascular Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Cesar Nahas, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Cesar Nahas practices cardiac surgery and general surgery. Dr. Nahas graduated from Saint Joseph University of Beirut. These areas are among his clinical interests: mitral valve disease, carotid endarterectomy, and coronary artery disease. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , carotid endarterectomy

All Interests: Mitral Valve Disease, Carotid Endarterectomy, Coronary Artery Disease

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,586
  • Medicare Cost: $1,020
Dr. Charudatta Shrikant Bavare, MPH, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Critical Care
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Charudatta Bavare is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). These areas are among his clinical interests: ablation, aortic aneurysm, and angioplasty. Dr. Bavare is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Seth G.S. Medical College. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist.

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All Interests: Peritoneal Catheter Placement, Brain AVM, Ablation, Carotid Endarterectomy, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Laurens Russell Pickard, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6560 Fannin Street; Suite 1846
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Laurens Pickard works as a heart surgeon, pediatric surgeon, and general surgeon in Houston, TX, Nassau Bay, TX, and Baytown, TX. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Pickard's areas of expertise include the following: aortic aneurysm, heart valve disease, and valvuloplasty. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Pickard's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , carotid endarterectomy

All Interests: Valvuloplasty, Lung Tumor Resection, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Aortic ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott Edwin Olsson, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Scott Olsson works as a cardiac surgeon, general surgeon, and chest surgeon in Cypress, TX, Houston, TX, and Katy, TX. Dr. Olsson is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Ochsner Medical Center. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,107
  • Medicare Cost: $1,035
Dr. Michele P Sartori, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Michele Sartori is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, and angioplasty. Dr. Sartori is affiliated with Houston Methodist, Park Plaza Hospital, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is open to new patients. Dr. Sartori studied medicine at the University of Parma Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Sartori (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Italian.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Valvuloplasty, Heart Problems, Laser Treatment, Angiogram, Stents, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

Dr. Vincenzo Nmn Virgadamo, MD
Specializes in Other, Neurology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Vincent Virgadamo is a neurologist. His areas of expertise include myasthenia gravis, sleep apnea, and carotid endarterectomy. Dr. Virgadamo's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Palermo Faculty of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Virgadamo (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Italian. Dr. Virgadamo's hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist, Park Plaza Hospital, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , carotid endarterectomy

All Interests: Neck Pain, Lower Back Pain, Facial Problems, Myasthenia Gravis, Sleep Apnea, Aneurysm, Neck ... (Read more)

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What is Carotid Endarterectomy?

Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure done to remove plaque blockage from a carotid artery. The two carotid arteries lie on either side of the neck and provide blood to the brain. In patients with carotid artery disease, these important blood vessels become clogged with a waxy, fatty substance called plaque. Blood cannot flow easily, and small clots can become trapped in the narrowed artery, causing a stroke. In an endarterectomy, the artery is opened and the blockage is pulled or scraped away.

There are less invasive treatments for carotid artery disease, such as angioplasty, but endarterectomy is a reliable, safe procedure that has been used for more than fifty years. During the procedure, the surgeon identifies the blockage and opens the artery with a small incision. The artery may be clamped briefly or re-routed to prevent excessive bleeding. Once inside the artery, the thick buildup can often be removed all in one piece. The surgeon may also form a graft using a piece of blood vessel from elsewhere in the patient’s body, and use the graft to repair the artery where the blockage was removed. The artery is stitched closed, and the surgery is done. Blood can now flow freely to the brain.