We found 24 providers matching thoracic surgery procedures and who accept Silver Compass Balanced 4500 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 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. Miguel Angel Iii Gomez III, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Miguel Gomez is a cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery specialist in Houston, TX. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Gomez's clinical interests include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), aortic aneurysm, and heart surgery. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gomez takes. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Gomez is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Lung Tumor Resection, Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, Collapsed Lung, Carotid Endarterectomy, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 18
  • Charge (avg.): $16,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $2,180
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. 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. Wanda Circe Miller-Hance, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Anesthesiology, Pediatric Cardiology, Cardiac Anesthesiology, General Pediatrics
6621 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Wanda Miller-Hance's medical specialty is pediatric anesthesiology, pediatric cardiology, and cardiac anesthesiology. Her areas of expertise include the following: video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), heart failure, and bronchoscopy. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare Choice, and more. Dr. Miller-Hance's education and training includes medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and residency at Children's Medical Center Dallas and Massachusetts General Hospital. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI).

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

All Interests: Bronchoscopy, Ultrasound, Invasive Cardiology, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Video-Assisted ... (Read more)

Dr. David E Wesson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
6621 Fannin; Cc 650.00
Houston, TX
 

Dr. David Wesson is a pediatric surgeon and general surgeon. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Wesson include thyroid problems, inflammatory bowel disease, and trauma. He is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Wesson attended the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at The Hospital for Sick Children and Toronto General Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wesson honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic (chest) surgery procedures

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Biliary Disorders, Abdominal Surgery, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Minimally ... (Read more)

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. Jorge Ignacio Leiva, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jorge Leiva is a specialist in general surgery and bariatric surgery. He works in Cypress, TX and Houston, TX. Dr. Leiva is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: warts, thyroid problems, and colon cancer. He is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. He attended Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston. The average patient rating for Dr. Leiva is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Leiva accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung surgery

All Interests: Warts, Lung Biopsy, Circumcision, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Gallstones, Skin Cancer, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

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. Goutham Dronavalli, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
6620 Main Street; Ste 11c.11
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Goutham Dronavalli sees patients in Houston, TX. His medical specialty is adult pulmonology. His clinical interests include lung transplant, intensive care, and lung problems. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Dronavalli obtained his medical school training at Kasturba Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with East Tennessee State University (ETSU). Dr. Dronavalli is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung transplant

All Interests: Lung Transplant, Intensive Care, Lung Problems

Dr. George Barron Mallory Jr., MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
6701 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. George Mallory's area of specialization is pediatric pulmonology. Dr. Mallory graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and then he performed his residency at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. He has a special interest in lung transplant, cystic fibrosis (CF), and asthma. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung transplant

All Interests: Lung Transplant, Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Problems, Pulmonary Hypertension, Asthma

Dr. David J Sugarbaker, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
6620 Main Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. David Sugarbaker's area of specialization is thoracic surgery. After attending Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school, Dr. Sugarbaker completed his residency training at Toronto General Hospital and Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sugarbaker include esophageal cancer, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). He has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Sugarbaker is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Boston Super Doctors; Texas Super Doctors; and Master Of Arts (honorary), Harvard Medical School. He offers interpreting services for his patients. His professional affiliations include Baylor Clinic and Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). Dr. Sugarbaker has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS)

All Interests: Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, Lung Volume Reduction Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 117
  • Charge (avg.): $1,884 - $7,367
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $482 - $1,499
Dr. Bryan Michael Burt, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
1 Baylor Plaza # Bcm390; Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Bryan Burt works as a thoracic surgeon in Houston, TX. After completing medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College, he performed his residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Burt's areas of expertise include thoracic outlet syndrome, esophageal cancer, and lung cancer. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Clinic. Dr. Burt has a closed panel.

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

All Interests: Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Amit D Parulekar, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1709 Dryden Road; Ms Bcm620, Suite 9.59
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Amit Parulekar is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. After attending the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. His areas of expertise consist of lung transplant, intensive care, and asthma. Dr. Parulekar is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung transplant

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Lung Transplant, Intensive Care, Lung Problems, Asthma

Dr. Shawn Spencer Groth, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
6620 Main Street; Baylor Clinic 1325
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Shawn Groth specializes in cardiothoracic surgery. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and malignant pleural mesothelioma. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Clinic and Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Groth studied medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Groth accepts. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive thoracic surgery

All Interests: Achalasia, Stenosis, Mediastinal Disease, Laparoscopic Surgery, Acid Reflux, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6400 Fannin Street; Suite 3000
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Michael Sweeney works as a cardiac surgeon and thoracic surgeon. He is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Sweeney's areas of expertise include the following: video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), aortic aneurysm, and biopsy. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sweeney honors. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Sweeney is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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

All Interests: Valvuloplasty, Lung Tumor Resection, Heart Problems, Aneurysm, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Aortic ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 28
  • Charge (avg.): $5,876
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,761

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