We found 3 cardiothoracic surgeons who accept Blue Choice Bronze PPO 005 near Sherman, TX.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
600 E Taylor Street; Suite 100
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Robert Wilcott specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and practices in Sherman, TX. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
300 N Highland Avenue; Suite 315
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Robert Bennett is a cardiothoracic surgeon in Sherman, TX. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bennett takes.

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Specializes in Critical Care, Cardiothoracic Surgery
average rating 3 stars (2 ratings)
600 E Taylor Street; Suite 100
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Vicky Chappell is a medical specialist in critical care (intensive care medicine) and cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Chappell is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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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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