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We found 17 providers matching minimally invasive heart valve treatment and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver near Houston, TX.

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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 is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and thoracic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. De La Cruz include transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), aortic root replacement, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). He is professionally affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. De La Cruz accepts. He graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include the University Scholar, University of the Philippines Diliman and College Scholar, University of the Philippines Diliman. Dr. De La Cruz (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telephone Interpretation and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

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

Dr. Joseph Stapleton Coselli, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6770 Bertner Avenue, Divsion of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Suite C330
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Coselli works as a cardiac surgeon, vascular surgeon, and chest surgeon. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. These areas are among Dr. Coselli's clinical interests: video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), mitral valve prolapse, and thyroid problems. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). 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's practice is open to new patients. He attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,603
  • Medicare Cost: $920
Dr. Anthony Lopez Estrera, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6400 Fannin; Suite 2850
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Anthony Estrera's medical specialty is cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Estrera takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Estrera is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston), and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Aneurysm, Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $10,367
  • Medicare Cost: $1,179
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 surgery, thoracic surgery, and transplant surgery specialist. He has a special interest in heart surgery. Dr. Gregoric is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. After attending the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Texas Heart Institute and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,812
  • Medicare Cost: $803
Dr. Biswajit Kar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6400 Fannin Street; Suite 2500
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Biswajit Kar's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His clinical interests include advanced heart failure. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kar accepts. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Delhi and Armed Forces Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Kar is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Advanced Heart Failure

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,999
  • Medicare Cost: $831
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 is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann. Dr. Smalling attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) for residency. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

All Interests: Carotid Artery Stenting, Mitral Valvuloplasty, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Peripheral ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 22
  • Uninsured Cost: $10,367
  • Medicare Cost: $1,134
Dr. Colin Macleod Barker, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, General Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Colin Barker is an adult cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and internist. Dr. Barker graduated from Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Barker include heart failure, heart valve disease, and coronary artery disease. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Barker has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Barker is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Stents, Heart Failure, Heart Valve Disease, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Coronary Artery Disease

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,732
  • Medicare Cost: $811
Dr. Abhijeet Dhoble, MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6431 Fannin Street; Suite 1.224
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Abhijeet Dhoble is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with MSU College of Human Medicine, Dr. Dhoble attended medical school at Government Medical College, Nagpur. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Dhoble is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.

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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 specialist in cardiac surgery and vascular surgery. His clinical interests encompass heart bypass surgery (CABG) and minimally invasive valve surgery. Dr. Rosengart is professionally affiliated with Baylor Clinic and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility. He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Rosengart average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Rosengart is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , 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: ?
    97.4%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.4 times the average?
  • Based on 363 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Jose Guillermo Diez, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1709 Dryden Road, Bcm 620; Suite 900
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jose Diez is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. He honors 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 Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Diez's residency was performed at Caritas Carney Hospital. Dr. Diez speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Park Plaza Hospital, Texas Heart Institute (THI), and CHI St. Luke's Health.

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Relevant Interests: , transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

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

Dr. Tuyen C Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
5925 Almeda Road; Unit 1-2117
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Tom Nguyen's medical specialty is vascular surgery and thoracic surgery. He has a special interest in heart surgery. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Nguyen is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Nguyen's training includes a residency program at Stanford University Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. He is conversant in Vietnamese. Dr. Nguyen is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive valve surgery

All Interests: Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery, Heart Surgery

Dr. Pranav Loyalka, MD
Specializes in General Practice, Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6400 Fannin Street; Suite 2500
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Pranav Loyalka's medical specialty is general practice, adult cardiology, and interventional cardiology. In Dr. Loyalka's practice, he is particularly interested in advanced heart failure. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Advanced Heart Failure

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,160
  • Medicare Cost: $841
Dr. Neil E Strickman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6624 Fannin Street; Suite 2480
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Neil Strickman is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. He has indicated that his clinical interests include peripheral vascular interventions and peripheral vascular disease. Dr. Strickman is professionally affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI) and CHI St. Luke's Health. He studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Strickman 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.

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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)

Dr. Michael Joseph Reardon, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Michael Reardon sees patients in Houston, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Baytown, TX. His medical specialties are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. He has indicated that his clinical interests include heart valve disease and aorta surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Reardon average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Reardon honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Texas Heart Institute. Dr. Reardon has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Problems, Surgical Procedures, Aorta Surgery, Tumor, Heart Valve Disease

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 27
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,732 - $8,888
  • Medicare Cost: $841 - $1,111
Dr. Neal S Kleiman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street; F1035
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Neal Kleiman is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Houston, TX. Dr. Kleiman's areas of expertise include the following: renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and heart attack. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Kleiman is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 31
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,663 - $6,732
  • Medicare Cost: $819 - $1,333
Dr. Prakash Balan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6410 Fannin Street; Suite 600
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Prakash Balan, who practices in Katy, TX, Houston, TX, and Bellaire, TX, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Balan accepts. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

All Interests: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Heart Valve Disease, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, ... (Read more)

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