We found 19 cardiothoracic surgeons near Fort Worth, TX.

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Dr. Charles Adger West Jr., MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1325 Pennsylvania Avenue; Suite 680
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Charles West's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery; he sees patients in Houston, TX and Fort Worth, TX. Dr. West attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. For his residency, Dr. West trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. West's hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children's Hospital, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Park Plaza Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
909 9th Avenue; Suite 210
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Jeffrey Lin sees patients in Fort Worth, TX. His medical specialty is cardiothoracic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Huguley Hospital and Texas Health Fort Worth. After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Lin has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Lin accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
909 9th Avenue; Suite 210
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Carlos Macias' areas of specialization are vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery; he sees patients in Fort Worth, TX. Dr. Macias honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Parkland Community Health Plan, and more. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then he performed his residency at St. Luke's Hospital and Baylor University Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Medical City Fort Worth, Texas Health Fort Worth, and Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth. Dr. Macias is open to new patients.

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Dr. William Andrew Anderson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
800 Eighth Avenue; Suite 510
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. William Anderson's medical specialty is general surgery and thoracic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Anderson include heart bypass surgery (CABG), carotid artery disease, and sympathetic nerve block. He is professionally affiliated with Medical City Fort Worth, Texas Health Fort Worth, and Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth. Dr. Anderson accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Chest CT Scan, Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic ... (Read more)

Dr. Albert Henry Olivencia-Yurvati, DO
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
855 Montgomery; Unthsc Surgery Department
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Albert Olivencia-Yurvati is a medical specialist in vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Olivencia-Yurvati graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Tulsa Regional Medical Center and Deborah Heart and Lung Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Medical City Fort Worth and Texas Health Fort Worth.

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Dr. Brian Lima, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1400 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Brian Lima is a cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery specialist in Austin, TX, Fort Worth, TX, and Dallas, TX. He speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: maze procedure, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). Dr. Lima is professionally affiliated with Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital. He studied medicine at Duke University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Lima trained at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Lima is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lima has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars.

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Clinical interests: Bypass Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Vinod Antony Sebastian, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1500 Cooper Street
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Vinod Sebastian is a cardiothoracic surgeon in Fort Worth, TX. Dr. Sebastian (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. Dr. Sebastian is affiliated with Cook Children's. He graduated from Government Medical College, Kottayam. For his residency, Dr. Sebastian trained at Monmouth Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
700 W Rosedale Street
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Seyed Khalafi works as a chest surgeon. Patients gave Dr. Khalafi an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Khalafi has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Medical City North Hills, Medical City Fort Worth, and Texas Health Heart & Vascular Hospital Arlington.

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Specializes in Other, Cardiothoracic Surgery
1307 Eighth Avenue; Suite 601
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Richard Vigness' specialty is cardiothoracic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Vigness graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. For his residency, Dr. Vigness trained at Memorial Hermann and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Texas Health Huguley Hospital and Texas Health Fort Worth. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Vincent K.H. Tam, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
1500 Cooper Street
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Vincent Tam sees patients in Fort Worth, TX. His medical specialties are vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Tam is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Tam is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Tam completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Cook Children's.

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Specializes in General Practice, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
2201 Se Loop 820
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Rao Bhatraju sees patients in Fort Worth, TX. His medical specialties are general practice, colon & rectal surgery, and cardiothoracic surgery. He graduated from Guntur Medical College and Andhra Medical College and then he performed his residency at Fairview Hospital, Franklin Square Hospital Center, and Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. He is professionally affiliated with VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS).

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Specializes in Other, Cardiothoracic Surgery
800 Eighth Avenue; Suite 510
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Herbert Hudgens is a physician who specializes in cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Hudgens graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hudgens accepts. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Fort Worth and Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth. Dr. Hudgens is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
900 W Rosedale Street
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. James Anderson is a specialist in thoracic surgery. He attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Anderson completed a residency program at Carolinas Medical Center. Dr. Anderson is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Medical City North Hills, Medical City Fort Worth, and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Michael Nazarian, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
757 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Michael Nazarian is a medical specialist in cardiothoracic surgery. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nazarian graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Nazarian (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Persian. His professional affiliations include Texas Health Fort Worth and Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Nazarian's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd; Fort
Worth, TX
 

Dr. Don Peska is a specialist in vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. He works in Fort Worth, TX. Dr. Peska is a graduate of Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna HSA, and more. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Peska is affiliated with Texas Health Fort Worth.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
909 9th Avenue; Suite 210
Fort Worth, TX
 

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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.
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