We found 25 providers matching open chest surgery and who accept Blue Advantage Plus 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 practices cardiac surgery, general surgery, and thoracic surgery in Houston, TX. Dr. De La Cruz's areas of expertise include transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), aortic root replacement, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). He is affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. Dr. De La Cruz has received distinctions including the University Scholar, University of the Philippines Diliman and College Scholar, University of the Philippines Diliman. Dr. De La Cruz (or staff) is conversant in Telephone Interpretation and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , heart bypass surgery (CABG)

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 specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. Patients gave Dr. Coselli 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 is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Baylor Clinic. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. After attending the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, Dr. Coselli completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , heart bypass surgery (CABG)

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 15
  • Charge (avg.): $10,215
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,770
Dr. Susan Warren Denfield, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
6621 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Susan Denfield is a physician who specializes in pediatric cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Denfield include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), ablation, and angioplasty. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). Dr. Denfield accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Denfield is open to new patients. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC), Dr. Denfield attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Heart Transplant, Aortic Aneurysm, Heart ... (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. Clinical interests for Dr. Letsou include aortic valve replacement, heart attack, and mitral valve disease. Dr. Letsou accepts 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 Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Letsou trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for his residency. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Clinic, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant, heart bypass surgery (CABG), beating heart (off-pump) coronary bypass surgery

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

Dr. William Jeffrey Dreyer, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
6621 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. William Dreyer, who practices in Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Dreyer is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). His clinical interests encompass heart transplant, heart failure, and mechanical circulatory support devices. Dr. Dreyer is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital and Texas Heart Institute (THI).

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Heart Transplant, Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices

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

Dr. Uttam Tripathy's medical specialty is cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Tripathy include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tripathy accepts. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Dr. Tripathy attended medical school at S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 23
  • Charge (avg.): $14,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,622

Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6620 Main Street; Suite 1100
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Roberta Bogaev is a cardiologist in Houston, TX and San Antonio, TX. Dr. Bogaev honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She studied medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the University of Vermont College of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia for residency. She has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. She is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Texas Heart Institute (THI).

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Heart Transplant, Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices

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

Dr. Todd Rosengart is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in cardiac surgery and vascular surgery. His areas of clinical interest consist of heart bypass surgery (CABG) and minimally invasive valve surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Rosengart accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rosengart attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility.

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Relevant Interests: , heart bypass surgery (CABG)

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

Procedure Information for Heart Bypass 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.
    99.5%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.1 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 168 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 specialist in cardiac surgery and vascular surgery. Her areas of expertise include the following: 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 takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She graduated from the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , heart bypass surgery (CABG)

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

Dr. Jeffrey Adam Morgan, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
6770 Bertner Avenue; Suite C-355n
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jeffrey Morgan is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery. His areas of expertise consist of lung transplant, advanced heart failure, and heart transplant. Dr. Morgan takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI).

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Lung Transplant, Advanced Heart Failure, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Heart Transplant, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $8,066
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,888
Dr. Oscar Howard Frazier, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Transplant Surgery
6770 Bertner; Suite C355
Houston, TX
 

Dr. O. Frazier sees patients in Houston, TX. His medical specialties are cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and transplant surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Frazier attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital and Texas Heart Institute (THI).

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Heart Problems, Heart Transplant, Devices

Dr. John Michael Duncan Jr., MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1101 Bates Avenue
Houston, TX
 

Dr. J. Duncan's medical specialty is cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Heart Institute (THI) and CHI St. Luke's Health. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Duncan takes. Dr. Duncan attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical Interests: Bypass Surgery, Heart Valve Surgery, Aneurysm

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 18
  • Charge (avg.): $8,100
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,686
Dr. Andrew Brian Civitello, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1200 Binz Street; Suite #1290
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Andrew Civitello is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Houston, TX. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Civitello include advanced heart failure. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Dr. Civitello performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI) and CHI St. Luke's Health.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Heart Transplant, Heart Failure, CT Angiogram, Advanced Heart Failure, Cardiac Catheterization, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark J Schnee, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6624 Fannin; #2310
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mark Schnee is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Dr. Schnee takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Glasgow School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI).

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Heart Problems, Heart Transplant, Cardiac Catheterization

Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin, Fb Building; A979
Houston, TX
 

Dr. George Noon is a cardiac surgeon, general surgeon, and vascular surgeon in Houston, TX. Dr. Noon's areas of expertise include the following: lung transplant, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and thyroid problems. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Baylor College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Texas Heart Institute (THI).

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Lung Biopsy, Gallstones, Kidney Transplant, Aneurysm, Heart Transplant, Heart Surgery, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2002 Holcombe Boulevard; Medvamc Cardiology Section-3c 306a
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Biykem Bozkurt sees patients in Houston, TX. Her medical specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Bozkurt's areas of expertise consist of heart transplant and heart failure. She is affiliated with Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bozkurt takes. Dr. Bozkurt studied medicine at Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine. She has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. She is conversant in Turkish.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Heart Problems, Heart Transplant, Heart Failure

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