We found 51 providers matching thoracic surgery procedures and who accept First Health near Houston, TX.

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, lung surgery, heart bypass surgery (CABG), beating heart (off-pump) coronary bypass surgery, lung tumor resection, lung resection, thoracic (chest) surgery procedures

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

Dr. Reginald Frank Munden, MD
Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
6565 Fannin Street; Suite M-204
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Reginald Munden specializes in diagnostic radiology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Munden include lung transplant and chest pain. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Wake Forest Baptist Health. Dr. Munden is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Munden trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina.

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Relevant Interests: , lung transplant, lung surgery

All Interests: Lung Problems, Lung Surgery, Cancer Screening, Chest Pain, Lung Transplant

Dr. Kamal Ghaleb Khalil, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6400 Fannin; Suite 2850
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kamal Khalil is a specialist in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. Dr. Khalil's clinical interests include peripheral bypass surgery, tracheostomy, and heart surgery. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Polyclinic Medical Center, a hospital affiliated with Cairo University, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. In addition to English, Dr. Khalil (or staff) speaks Arabic and Spanish. Dr. Khalil is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Park Plaza Hospital, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston).

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic (chest) surgery procedures

All Interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Heart Surgery, Esophageal Cancer, ... (Read more)

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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Relevant Interests: , video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), lung surgery, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), lung tumor resection, thoracic (chest) surgery procedures

All 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 Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Marcia Katz is a specialist in critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. She works in Houston, TX. Her average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Katz include sinusitis (sinus infection), lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Katz takes. She graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Boston Medical Center. She has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Katz is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Baylor College of Medicine. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS)

All Interests: Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Sleep Apnea, Lung Problems, Sinusitis, Asthma, Thoracentesis, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Zeenat Safdar, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Zeenat Safdar specializes in general internal medicine and adult pulmonology and practices in Houston, TX. Dr. Safdar's areas of expertise include the following: lung biopsy, lung surgery, and pulmonary fibrosis. She is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist. She obtained her medical school training at Sindh Medical College and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Safdar's average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung surgery

All Interests: Lung Biopsy, Lung Problems, Lung Surgery, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Pulmonary Hypertension, Cardiac ... (Read more)

Dr. Edward Charles Murphy, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery, Other
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Edward Murphy specializes in neurosurgery and practices in Houston, TX and Pasadena, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: pituitary surgery, acoustic neuroma, and aneurysm. Dr. Murphy is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist, Park Plaza Hospital, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Murphy attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic (chest) surgery procedures

All Interests: Brain AVM, Bone Spurs, Neck Pain, Brain Cancer, Lower Back Pain, Pituitary Surgery, Aneurysm, Neck ... (Read more)

Dr. Devinder Singh Bhatia, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Devinder Bhatia's specialties are cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. He practices in Humble, TX, Houston, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. Patients rated Dr. Bhatia highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include maze procedure, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and minor surgery. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Secure Horizons, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at Carolinas Medical Center, a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Bhatia speaks Spanish. Dr. Bhatia is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Maze procedure, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), lung surgery, heart bypass surgery (CABG), lung tumor resection, thoracic (chest) surgery procedures

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Peritoneal Catheter Placement, Lung Biopsy, Maze Procedure, Lung Tumor ... (Read more)

Dr. Phuong-Dung Dung Julie Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
6560 Fannin Street; Suite 1228
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Phuong Nguyen sees patients in Houston, TX. Her medical specialty is adult pulmonology. Her areas of expertise include the following: lung biopsy, lung surgery, and bronchoscopy. Dr. Nguyen accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Nguyen trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for her residency. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung surgery

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Sleep Apnea, Lung Surgery, Asthma, Smoking ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kiran Nair is a critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Houston, TX and Katy, TX. He attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: lung transplant, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), and sleep apnea. Dr. Nair accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Dr. Nair is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung transplant, lung surgery, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS)

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Sleep Apnea, Lung Problems, Spirometry, ... (Read more)

Dr. Myung Hee Park, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Myung Park's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Her areas of expertise include lung transplant, heart transplant, and heart failure. Dr. Park's hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and VA Maryland Health Care System. She is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine and a graduate of Temple University Hospital's residency program. Her average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Park takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung transplant, heart transplant, lung surgery

All Interests: Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Heart Problems, Heart Transplant, Heart Surgery, Lung Surgery, ... (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. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Torre include renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and heart attack. Dr. Torre's professional affiliations include Texas Heart Institute (THI) and Houston Methodist Hospital. Dr. Torre accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He attended medical school at Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

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's specialties are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ramchandani include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), aortic aneurysm, and heart valve disease. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Ramchandani attended medical school at the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. Dr. Ramchandani has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Ramchandani welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic (chest) surgery procedures

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 60
  • Charge (avg.): $5,766 - $9,805
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $569 - $1,773
Dr. Javier Antonio Lafuente, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Transplant Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Javier Lafuente is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Lafuente include heart surgery. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He is open to new patients. Dr. Lafuente graduated from the University of Costa Rica Faculty of Medicine.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 25
  • Charge (avg.): $9,805
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,793
Dr. Michael Joseph Reardon, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Michael Reardon is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. He is especially interested in heart valve disease and aorta surgery. Dr. Reardon is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Reardon is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. His education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at Texas Heart Institute. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 26
  • Charge (avg.): $8,888 - $9,347
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,111 - $1,537

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