We found 43 providers matching heart valve procedures and who accept Blue Choice Silver PPO 003 near Houston, TX.

Dr. Kim Insua De La Cruz, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery
6770 Bertner Avenue, C320a; Division of Cardiac Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kim De La Cruz's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery, general surgery, and thoracic surgery; he sees patients in Houston, TX. These areas are among his clinical interests: transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), aortic root replacement, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. De La Cruz graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. He has received distinctions including the University Scholar, University of the Philippines Diliman and College Scholar, University of the Philippines Diliman. In addition to English, Dr. De La Cruz (or staff) speaks Telephone Interpretation and Spanish. Dr. De La Cruz is affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI).

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Relevant Interests: , transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), heart valve repair

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm, Heart Valve Repair, Thoracic Endovascular Aortic ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Joseph Coselli's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. Dr. Coselli's clinical interests include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), mitral valve prolapse, and thyroid problems. The average patient rating for Dr. Coselli is 4.5 stars out of 5. 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. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Baylor Clinic. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), valvuloplasty, heart valve repair

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 specializes in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and thoracic surgery and practices in Houston, TX, Nassau Bay, TX, and Baytown, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Letsou 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 honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Letsou welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His medical residency was performed at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , aortic valve replacement, mitral valve repair

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

Dr. Aeneid Liang-Jiu Chen, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
10701 Vintage Preserve Parkway
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Aeneid Chen's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among his clinical interests: warts, ablation, and minor surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Chen attended Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Mayo Clinic. In addition to English, Dr. Chen speaks Taiwanese. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - The Vintage. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , valvuloplasty

All Interests: Warts, Amenorrhea, Hysteroscopy, Circumcision, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Contraception, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michele P Sartori, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Michele Sartori's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Sartori's clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, and angioplasty. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sartori honors. He attended medical school at the University of Parma Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Sartori (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Italian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist, Park Plaza Hospital, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , valvuloplasty

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

Dr. Hazim Jawad Safi, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6400 Fannin; Suite 2850
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Hazim Safi specializes in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery and practices in Houston, TX. After attending the University of Baghdad, Baghdad College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has a special interest in heart surgery. Dr. Safi is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. Dr. Safi has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Park Plaza Hospital, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , aortic valve surgery

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

Dr. Abhijeet Dhoble, MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6431 Fannin Street; Suite 1.224
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Abhijeet Dhoble works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Houston, TX. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. He studied medicine at Government Medical College, Nagpur. Dr. Dhoble trained at a hospital affiliated with MSU College of Human Medicine for residency. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

All Interests: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Dr. Todd Kenneth Rosengart, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery
2002 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Todd Rosengart is a cardiac surgeon and vascular surgeon in Houston, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rosengart include heart bypass surgery (CABG) and minimally invasive valve surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Rosengart a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Rosengart is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility.

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Relevant Interests: , tricuspid valve repair, minimally invasive valve surgery

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery, Aortic Disease, Tricuspid Valve Repair, ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for CABG and/or Valve Surgery
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    97.4%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.4 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 363 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Ourania Alkiviadis Preventza, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery
6620 Main Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Ourania Preventza's specialties are cardiac surgery and vascular surgery. Her areas of expertise include aortic root replacement, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Dr. Preventza honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Preventza is professionally affiliated with Baylor Clinic and Texas Heart Institute (THI).

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Relevant Interests: , heart valve repair

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

Dr. Richard Warren Smalling, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6410 Fannin Street; 600
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Richard Smalling, who practices in Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Smalling graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Smalling trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann.

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Relevant Interests: , transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), mitral valvuloplasty

All Interests: Mitral Valvuloplasty, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Peripheral Vascular Interventions, ... (Read more)

Dr. Igor Darko Gregoric, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Other, Thoracic Surgery, Transplant Surgery
6400 Fannin Street; Suite 2500
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Igor Gregoric is a vascular surgeon, thoracic surgeon, and transplant surgeon in Houston, TX. Before completing his residency at Texas Heart Institute and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dr. Gregoric attended medical school at the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Gregoric include heart surgery. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Surgery

Dr. Scott Anthony Lemaire, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
2002 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Scott Lemaire is a heart surgeon, vascular surgeon, and thoracic surgeon. These areas are among his clinical interests: hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), aortic root replacement, and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Lemaire completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Clinic, Texas Heart Institute (THI), and CHI St. Luke's Health.

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Relevant Interests: , heart valve repair

All Interests: Heart Valve Repair, Aortic Dissection, Endovascular Aortic Repair, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Stephanie Coulter is an adult cardiology specialist in Houston, TX. Dr. Coulter is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. These areas are among her clinical interests: mitral valve prolapse, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Coulter attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school and subsequently trained at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for residency. She has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). Dr. Coulter is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , valvuloplasty

All Interests: Heart Valve Disease, Hypertension, Valvuloplasty, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Non-Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Guillermo A Torre-Amione, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Guillermo Torre is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. These areas are among Dr. Torre's clinical interests: renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and heart attack. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) School of Medicine. Dr. Torre has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI) and Houston Methodist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , valvuloplasty

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Valvuloplasty, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Mahesh Kalachand Ramchandani, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6560 Fannin Street; Suite 1836
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mahesh Ramchandani is a heart surgeon and thoracic surgeon in Houston, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Baytown, TX. Dr. Ramchandani's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. His clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), aortic aneurysm, and heart valve disease. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Ramchandani is accepting new patients. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical Interests: Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Aortic Aneurysm, Heart Surgery, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

Dr. Neil E Strickman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6624 Fannin Street; Suite 2480
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Neil Strickman's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Strickman has a special interest in peripheral vascular interventions and peripheral vascular disease. His professional affiliations include Texas Heart Institute (THI) and CHI St. Luke's Health. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Strickman accepts. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , non-surgical aortic valve replacement, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

All Interests: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Heart Valve Disease, Non-Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement, ... (Read more)

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