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. His areas of expertise include the following: transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), aortic root replacement, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). He is affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI). Dr. De La Cruz honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. He has received the following distinctions: 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.

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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 sees patients in Houston, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Coselli include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), mitral valve prolapse, and thyroid problems. He is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Baylor Clinic. Dr. Coselli's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Coselli average 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Coselli has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He 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, who practices in Houston, TX, Nassau Bay, TX, and Baytown, TX, is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and thoracic surgery. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school and subsequently trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Letsou include aortic valve replacement, heart attack, and mitral valve disease. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Letsou's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Clinic, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). He is accepting new patients.

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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 practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Houston, TX. His education and training includes medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine and residency at Mayo Clinic. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chen include warts, ablation, and minor surgery. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. Dr. Chen is conversant in Taiwanese. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - The Vintage. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , valvuloplasty

All Interests: Warts, Amenorrhea, Hysteroscopy, Circumcision, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Contraception, ... (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's specialties are cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. He practices in Houston, TX. After completing medical school at the University of Baghdad, Baghdad College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Safi's clinical interests encompass heart surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Safi accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with 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. Michele P Sartori, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Michele Sartori specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Houston, TX. His clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, and angioplasty. Dr. Sartori is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Parma Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Sartori (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist, Park Plaza Hospital, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). Dr. Sartori welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , valvuloplasty

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

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

Dr. Todd Rosengart specializes in cardiac surgery and vascular surgery and practices in Houston, TX. Dr. Rosengart studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His clinical interests include heart bypass surgery (CABG) and minimally invasive valve surgery. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Rosengart 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 is a physician who specializes in cardiac surgery and vascular surgery. Her areas of clinical interest consist of aortic root replacement, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Clinic and Texas Heart Institute (THI). Dr. Preventza takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine.

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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's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Houston, TX. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Dr. Smalling attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Smalling is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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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 physician who specializes in vascular surgery, thoracic surgery, and transplant surgery. In his practice, Dr. Gregoric focuses on heart surgery. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. 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. Dr. Gregoric's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Surgery

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

Dr. Abhijeet Dhoble practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. Dr. Dhoble attended medical school at Government Medical College, Nagpur. He trained at a hospital affiliated with MSU College of Human Medicine for residency. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Relevant Interests: , transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

All Interests: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

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

Dr. Scott Lemaire's specialties are cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), aortic root replacement, and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Lemaire performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Lemaire has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include 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 a Houston, TX physician who specializes in adult cardiology. Patient ratings for Dr. Coulter average 4.5 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include mitral valve prolapse, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). She is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Coulter welcomes new patients. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, she performed her residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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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 an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Houston, TX. Dr. Torre is a graduate of Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) School of Medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and heart attack. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Torre's hospital/clinic affiliations include 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 practices cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery in Houston, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Baytown, TX. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Ramchandani include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), aortic aneurysm, and heart valve disease. Dr. Ramchandani is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ramchandani takes. Dr. Ramchandani has an open panel. After completing medical school at the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Ramchandani has received the following distinction: 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; he sees patients in Houston, TX. Dr. Strickman studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Clinical interests for Dr. Strickman include peripheral vascular interventions and peripheral vascular disease. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Strickman has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI) and CHI St. Luke's Health.

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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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