We found 39 providers matching thoracic surgery procedures and who accept HealthSmart PPO near Houston, TX.

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

Dr. Reginald Munden specializes in diagnostic radiology. His areas of expertise consist of lung transplant and chest pain. Dr. Munden accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. Dr. Munden completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Wake Forest Baptist Health.

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Relevant Interests: , lung transplant, lung surgery

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

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

Dr. Uttam Tripathy specializes in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. He attended S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Tripathy include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). The average patient rating for Dr. Tripathy is 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Tripathy 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
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. Patient ratings for Dr. Safdar average 5.0 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include lung biopsy, lung surgery, and pulmonary fibrosis. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. She has an open panel. Dr. Safdar graduated from Sindh Medical College and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , lung surgery

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

Dr. Javier Antonio Lafuente, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Transplant Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Javier Lafuente's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery; he sees patients in Katy, TX and Houston, TX. Dr. Lafuente's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lafuente include heart surgery. He 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. Lafuente honors. His practice 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

Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
6560 Fannin Street; Suite 1632
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Lisa Kopas is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. She works in Houston, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Kopas include lung biopsy, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), and bronchoscopy. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Kopas obtained her medical school training at Baylor College of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kopas's practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Lung Biopsy, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Lung Surgery, Asthma, Thoracentesis, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Kiran Nair's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He practices in Houston, TX and Katy, TX. These areas are among Dr. Nair's clinical interests: lung transplant, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), and sleep apnea. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Dr. Nair welcomes 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. 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: , 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 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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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. Michael Joseph Reardon, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Michael Reardon is a specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. He works in Houston, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Baytown, TX. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among Dr. Reardon's clinical interests: heart valve disease and aorta surgery. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. Before performing his residency at Texas Heart Institute, Dr. Reardon attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Reardon has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Reardon's office for an appointment.

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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
Dr. Puja G Khaitan, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Critical Care
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Puja Khaitan is a specialist in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and thoracic surgery. Her areas of expertise include lung biopsy, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), and bronchoscopy. Patient ratings for Dr. Khaitan average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Khaitan takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Khaitan's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung surgery, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), thoracic (chest) surgery procedures

All Interests: Lung Biopsy, Bronchoscopy, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Lung Surgery, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Myung Park works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Houston, TX. The average patient rating for Dr. Park is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Park's clinical interests: lung transplant, heart transplant, and heart failure. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and VA Maryland Health Care System. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. Dr. Park is accepting new patients. She attended Temple University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Temple University Hospital for residency.

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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. Daniella Marilena Gaitanaru, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
6400 Fannin; Suite 2280
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Daniella Moran is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist in Houston, TX. Her areas of expertise include the following: lung biopsy, sleep disorders, and lung surgery. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). After completing medical school at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Targu Mures, Dr. Moran performed her residency at Danbury Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Yale University. She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , lung surgery

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

Dr. Jerry Dean Estep Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jerry Estep is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Estep include brachytherapy (seed implants), heart transplant, and angioplasty. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He has an open panel. Dr. Estep is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Laser Treatment, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Stephen Kaleekal, MEd, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
6445 Main Street; Outpatient Center 26th Floor
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Kaleekal specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology and practices in Houston, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: lung transplant and bronchoscopy. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Kaleekal graduated from All India Institute of Medical Sciences. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Kaleekal's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , lung transplant

All Interests: Bronchoscopy, Lung Transplant

Dr. Ross Michael Reul, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Ross Reul is a heart surgeon and chest surgeon in Houston, TX. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and mitral valve disease. Dr. Reul is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Reul is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital. Dr. Reul has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Lung Tumor Resection, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Neal S Kleiman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street; F1035
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Neal Kleiman is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Houston, TX. He graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Kleiman's areas of expertise include renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and heart attack. He is rated highly by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kleiman takes. Dr. Kleiman has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

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

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