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Dr. Kim Insua De La Cruz, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
6770 Bertner Avenue, C320a; Division of Cardiac Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kim De La Cruz's medical specialty is cardiac surgery. Dr. De La Cruz (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telephone Interpretation and Spanish. His clinical interests include lung transplant, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and aortic root replacement. Dr. De La Cruz is affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI). He studied medicine at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. Dr. De La Cruz accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Distinctions awarded to Dr. De La Cruz include: the University Scholar, University of the Philippines Diliman and College Scholar, University of the Philippines Diliman.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant, heart bypass surgery (CABG)

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Disease, Transcatheter Aortic Valve ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Stapleton Coselli, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Coselli is a cardiac surgeon and vascular surgeon in Houston, TX. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), mitral valve prolapse, and thyroid problems. Dr. Coselli takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Coselli's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Coselli's hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children's Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Baylor Clinic. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart bypass surgery (CABG)

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Lung Biopsy, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Gallstones, Abdominal Aortic ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 15
  • Charge (avg.): $10,215
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,770
Dr. George Vasilios Letsou, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. George Letsou is a specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Letsou include aortic valve replacement, heart attack, and mitral valve disease. His professional affiliations include Baylor Clinic, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Letsou obtained his medical school training at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and performed his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant, heart bypass surgery (CABG), beating heart (off-pump) coronary bypass surgery

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

Dr. Susan W Denfield, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
6621 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Susan Denfield is a pediatric cardiologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Denfield include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), ablation, and angioplasty. Dr. Denfield takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. 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 the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Denfield's hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children's West Tower, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Heart Transplant, Aortic Aneurysm, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. W Jeffrey J Dreyer, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
6621 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. William Dreyer's specialty is pediatric cardiology. Dr. Dreyer's areas of expertise include the following: heart transplant, heart failure, and mechanical circulatory support devices. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. His professional affiliations include Texas Children's West Tower and Texas Heart Institute (THI).

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Heart Transplant, Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices

Dr. Ourania A Preventza, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery
6620 Main Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Ourania Preventza is a cardiac surgery and vascular surgery specialist in Houston, TX. Her areas of expertise include aortic root replacement, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Dr. Preventza accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She graduated from the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Clinic and Texas Heart Institute (THI).

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Relevant Interests: , heart bypass surgery (CABG)

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Valve Repair, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Carotid Endarterectomy, Aortic ... (Read more)

Dr. Todd K Rosengart, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery
2002 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Todd Rosengart works as a cardiac surgeon and vascular surgeon in Houston, TX. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He has indicated that his clinical interests include heart bypass surgery (CABG) and minimally invasive valve surgery. Dr. Rosengart's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Rosengart speaks 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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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
6560 Fannin Street; Suite 800
Houston, TX
 

Dr. George Noon is a cardiac surgeon, general surgeon, and vascular surgeon in Houston, TX. Dr. Noon's areas of expertise include the following: lung transplant, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and thyroid problems. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Texas Heart Institute (THI). He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Lung Biopsy, Gallstones, Kidney Transplant, Aneurysm, Heart Transplant, Heart Surgery, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey Adam Morgan, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
6770 Bertner Avenue; Suite C-355n
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jeffrey Morgan, who practices in Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery. His clinical interests include lung transplant, advanced heart failure, and heart transplant. Dr. Morgan is affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI). He studied medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Morgan is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Lung Transplant, Advanced Heart Failure, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Heart Transplant, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $8,066
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,888
Dr. Oscar Howard Frazier, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Transplant Surgery
1101 Bates Avenue; Suite P-514
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Oscar Frazier is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in cardiac surgery and transplant surgery. Dr. Frazier takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Frazier is professionally affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital and Texas Heart Institute (THI).

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Heart Problems, Heart Transplant, Devices

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. He attended medical school at S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack. Dr. Tripathy's areas of expertise include the following: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Tripathy's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical 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. Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2002 Holcombe Boulevard; Medvamc Cardiology Section-3c 306a
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Biykem Bozkurt, who practices in Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. She is especially interested in heart transplant and heart failure. She is affiliated with Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bozkurt accepts. She graduated from Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Bozkurt has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, she speaks Turkish.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Heart Problems, Heart Transplant, Heart Failure

Dr. Chung-Shin Shin Sung, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6624 Fannin Street; Suite 2320
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Chung Sung is an adult cardiology specialist. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He has indicated that his clinical interests include heart transplant, angioplasty, and laser treatment. Dr. Sung is affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sung takes. Dr. Sung studied medicine at Duke University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Laser Treatment, Angiogram, Heart Transplant, Angioplasty, Cardiac Catheterization

Dr. Barry James Zeluff, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
6624 Fannin Street; Suite 2180
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Barry Zeluff's specialty is adult infectious disease. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. In Dr. Zeluff's practice, he is particularly interested in heart transplant and intensive care. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Zeluff is affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI) and CHI St. Luke's Health.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Intensive Care, Heart Transplant

Dr. John Michael Duncan Jr., MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1101 Bates Avenue
Houston, TX
 

Dr. John Duncan is a heart surgeon and vascular surgeon. He is affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI) and CHI St. Luke's Health. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Duncan is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical Interests: Bypass Surgery, Heart Valve Surgery, Aneurysm

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 18
  • Charge (avg.): $8,100
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,686
Dr. Leo Simpson, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1200 Binz Street; Suite 1290
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Leo Simpson practices adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He studied medicine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences. Areas of expertise for Dr. Simpson include advanced heart failure, heart transplant, and electrophysiological (EP) study. Dr. Simpson takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Heart Institute (THI) and CHI St. Luke's Health.

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Relevant Interests: , heart transplant

All Interests: Heart Problems, Heart Transplant, Electrophysiological Study, Heart Failure, Percutaneous Coronary ... (Read more)

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