We found 6 cardiothoracic surgeons who accept PHCS PPO near Sugar Land, TX.

Dr. Uttam Tripathy, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 575 Mob 3
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Uttam Tripathy specializes in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Tripathy include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). Dr. Tripathy is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tripathy takes. He is accepting new patients. He is a graduate of S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) for residency.

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

Dr. Devinder Singh Bhatia, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Devinder Bhatia is a specialist in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. He works in Humble, TX, Houston, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bhatia include maze procedure, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and minor surgery. He is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. He attended the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Carolinas Medical Center, a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Bhatia honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Secure Horizons, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Bhatia's office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Robert Lee McKowen, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Robert McKowen works as a cardiac surgeon, general surgeon, and vascular surgeon. Areas of expertise for Dr. McKowen include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), mitral valve prolapse, and thyroid problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Allegheny General Hospital, NYU Langone Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. Dr. McKowen is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Lung Biopsy, Sarcoidosis, Sclerotherapy, Valvuloplasty, Lung Tumor Resection, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mahesh Kalachand Ramchandani, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Mahesh Ramchandani is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Ramchandani's areas of expertise include the following: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), aortic aneurysm, and heart valve disease. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ramchandani graduated from the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Aortic Aneurysm, Heart Surgery, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Joseph Reardon, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Michael Reardon is a cardiac surgeon and chest surgeon. Dr. Reardon's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: heart valve disease and aorta surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Reardon welcomes new patients. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Texas Heart Institute. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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

Dr. Alan Boyd Lumsden, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Alan Lumsden specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and cardiothoracic surgery. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Lumsden include renal angioplasty, heart problems, and stroke. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. Dr. Lumsden graduated from The University of Edinburgh College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Renal Angioplasty, Brain AVM, Sclerotherapy, Heart Problems, Surgical Procedures, Angiogram, Aortic ... (Read more)

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What is Cardiothoracic Surgery?

Cardiothoracic surgery is the medical specialty that provides surgical care for the chest. Most often this means heart or lung surgery, but it can also include surgery on the esophagus, breastbone, or chest wall. Some cardiothoracic surgeons may specialize in the surgical treatment of children, or focus on a specific organ or surgical procedure.

Some of the diseases and procedures that a cardiothoracic surgeon might handle include:
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart valve surgery
  • Lung cancer
  • Cancer of the esophagus
  • GERD, or severe acid reflux
  • Heart or lung transplants

Cardiothoracic surgeons may use various types of imaging, such as an electrocardiogram or CT scan, to diagnose problems and plan the operation. They may also offer minimally invasive surgery or robotic surgery, if appropriate, to lower the risk of scarring and infection.

Cardiothoracic surgery is an older medical specialty, but it is still one of the most amazing. Often patients who need a cardiothoracic surgeon are extremely sick, suffering from an illness that will kill them without intervention. With surgery, however, they often make a complete recovery.