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
6770 Bertner Avenue, C320a; Division of Cardiac Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kim De La Cruz works as a heart surgeon in Houston, TX. He attended medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. Dr. De La Cruz's clinical interests include lung transplant, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and aortic root replacement. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He 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) speaks the following foreign languages: Telephone Interpretation and Spanish. He is affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI).

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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
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Coselli specializes in cardiac surgery and vascular surgery and practices in Houston, TX. Dr. Coselli attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. His areas of expertise include the following: video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), mitral valve prolapse, and thyroid problems. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He 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. 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. His practice is open to new patients.

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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. 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. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include heart bypass surgery (CABG) and minimally invasive valve surgery. Dr. Rosengart is affiliated with Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility. He attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Rosengart a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors 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: , 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. George Vasilios Letsou, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. George Letsou is a heart surgeon, general surgeon, and thoracic surgeon. Areas of expertise for Dr. Letsou include aortic valve replacement, heart attack, and mitral valve disease. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Clinic, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). Dr. Letsou takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Letsou has an open panel. He attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. For his residency, Dr. Letsou trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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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 J 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. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Dreyer completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Clinical interests for Dr. Dreyer include heart transplant, heart failure, and mechanical circulatory support devices. He 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. Dr. Dreyer is affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital, Texas Heart Institute (THI), and Texas Medical Center (TMC).

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

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

Dr. Susan W Denfield, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
6621 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Susan Denfield practices pediatric cardiology. Dr. Denfield's education and training includes medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). Her areas of expertise include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), ablation, and angioplasty. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Denfield's hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children's Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Heart Transplant, Aortic Aneurysm, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Ourania A Preventza, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery
6620 Main Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Ourania Preventza specializes in cardiac surgery and vascular surgery. She has a special interest in aortic root replacement, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Preventza accepts. 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 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's area of specialization is cardiac surgery. He is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. His areas of expertise include lung transplant, advanced heart failure, and heart transplant. Dr. Morgan 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 is 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. Uttam Tripathy, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Uttam Tripathy works as a cardiac surgeon, general surgeon, and vascular surgeon in Sugar Land, TX and Houston, TX. His clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tripathy accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Tripathy welcomes 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's specialty is adult cardiology. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bogaev honors. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia, Dr. Bogaev attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the University of Vermont College of Medicine. She has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Bogaev is professionally affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

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

Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
6560 Fannin Street; Suite 800
Houston, TX
 

Dr. George Noon sees patients in Houston, TX. His medical specialties are cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: lung transplant, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and thyroid problems. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Noon takes. After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, he 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. Andrew B Civitello, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1200 Binz Street; Suite #1290
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Andrew Civitello is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Civitello's clinical interests include advanced heart failure. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

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

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

Dr. Biykem Bozkurt's specialty is adult cardiology. These areas are among her clinical interests: heart transplant and heart failure. Dr. Bozkurt is affiliated with Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She studied medicine at Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Bozkurt has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. She is conversant in Turkish.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Heart Problems, Heart Transplant, Heart Failure

Dr. Oscar Howard Frazier, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Transplant Surgery
1101 Bates Avenue; Suite P-514
Houston, TX
 

Dr. O. Frazier, who practices in Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery and transplant surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children's Hospital and Texas Heart Institute (THI). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Frazier takes. Dr. Frazier studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for his residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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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
1101 Bates Avenue
Houston, TX
 

Dr. J. Duncan specializes in cardiac surgery and vascular surgery and practices in Houston, TX. Dr. Duncan graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI) and CHI St. Luke's Health.

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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. Deborah Ellen Meyers, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1101 Bates; Suite C350
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Deborah Meyers works as a cardiologist in Houston, TX. These areas are among her clinical interests: heart transplant, heart failure, and chronic illness. She is affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI). Dr. Meyers takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Heart Transplant, Cardiac Rehabilitation Treatment, Heart Failure, Marfan Syndrome, Transplant ... (Read more)

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