We found 23 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
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: , lung transplant, heart transplant, heart bypass surgery (CABG)

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

Dr. David J Sugarbaker, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine; One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX
 

Dr. David Sugarbaker is a thoracic surgery specialist. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sugarbaker's areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He attended Weill Cornell Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Toronto General Hospital and Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. He has received distinctions including Boston Super Doctors; Texas Super Doctors; and Master Of Arts (honorary), Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sugarbaker offers interpreting services for his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Clinic, Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), and New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH). Dr. Sugarbaker welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, Lung Volume Reduction Surgery, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, ... (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. 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. George Barron Mallory Jr., MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
6701 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. George Mallory practices pediatric pulmonology in Houston, TX. He has a special interest in lung transplant, cystic fibrosis (CF), and asthma. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children's Hospital and Texas Medical Center (TMC). Dr. Mallory honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and a graduate of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , lung transplant

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

Dr. Miguel A Iii Gomez III, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Miguel Gomez practices cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery in Houston, TX. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Gomez's areas of expertise include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), aortic aneurysm, and heart surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center (TRMC). Dr. Gomez studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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. Bryan Michael Burt, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
1 Baylor Plaza # Bcm390; Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Bryan Burt is a chest surgeon in Houston, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Burt include thoracic outlet syndrome, esophageal cancer, and lung cancer. Dr. Burt is affiliated with Baylor Clinic. He graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College. He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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

All Interests: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Lobectomy, Tumor, Mediastinal Disease, Acid Reflux, Video-Assisted ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Shawn Groth specializes in cardiothoracic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Groth include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and malignant pleural mesothelioma. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Clinic and Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Groth graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive thoracic surgery

All Interests: Achalasia, Stenosis, Mediastinal Disease, Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Wanda C Miller-Hance, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Anesthesiology, Cardiac Anesthesiology, General Pediatrics
6621 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Wanda Miller-Hance's areas of specialization are pediatric anesthesiology, cardiac anesthesiology, and general pediatrics. Clinical interests for Dr. Miller-Hance include atrial septal defect, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and heart failure. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Her 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. Dr. Miller-Hance's 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: Atrial Septal Defect, Bronchoscopy, Ultrasound, Invasive Cardiology, Non-Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Edward Manuel Pina, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
2530 W. Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Edward Piña's medical specialty is general surgery. Dr. Piña is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. These areas are among his clinical interests: cancer surgery, thyroid problems, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Piña takes. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , lung surgery

All Interests: Lung Biopsy, Breast Biopsy, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Cosmetic Surgery, Gallstones, Flexible ... (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
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    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. David E Wesson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor; Mc Cc650
Houston, TX
 

Dr. David Wesson is a pediatric surgeon and general surgeon in Houston, TX. His areas of expertise include thyroid problems, inflammatory bowel disease, and hirschsprung disease. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children's Hospital and Texas Medical Center (TMC). After completing medical school at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Wesson performed his residency at The Hospital for Sick Children and Toronto General Hospital. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Wesson has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic (chest) surgery procedures

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

Dr. Kamal G Khalil, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6400 Fannin; #2850
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kamal Khalil is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. His areas of expertise include peripheral bypass surgery, tracheostomy, and heart surgery. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Khalil graduated from Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at Polyclinic Medical Center, a hospital affiliated with Cairo University, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Khalil (or staff) speaks Arabic and Spanish. Dr. Khalil's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center (TMC), and Park Plaza Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic (chest) surgery procedures

All Interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Heart Surgery, Peripheral Bypass Surgery, ... (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. His areas of expertise consist of lung transplant, intensive care, and asthma. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Parulekar is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and a graduate of Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis' residency program. He is 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. Goutham Dronavalli, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
6620 Main Street; Ste 11c.11
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Goutham Dronavalli is an adult pulmonology specialist in Houston, TX. His areas of clinical interest consist of lung transplant, intensive care, and lung problems. Dr. Dronavalli honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with East Tennessee State University (ETSU), Dr. Dronavalli attended Kasturba Medical College for medical school. Dr. Dronavalli is affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung transplant

All Interests: Lung Transplant, Intensive Care, Lung Problems

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

Dr. Jorge Leiva sees patients in Cypress, TX and Houston, TX. His medical specialties are general surgery and bariatric surgery. His residency was performed at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston. His areas of expertise include the following: warts, thyroid problems, and colon cancer. Dr. Leiva has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Leiva takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , lung surgery

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

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

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