We found 5 providers matching carotid endarterectomy and who accept United Healthcare Silver EPO near Sugar Land, TX.

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Dr. Stuart A Harlin, MD
Specializes in Legal Medicine, Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
17510 W. Grand Parkway South; Suite 320
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Stuart Harlin specializes in legal medicine, vascular surgery, and cardiothoracic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center (TMC). Dr. Harlin is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Harlin trained at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center and Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. The average patient rating for Dr. Harlin is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Harlin honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 33
  • Charge (avg.): $2,310
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,114
Dr. Alan B Lumsden, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Alan Lumsden practices vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery in Houston, TX, Baytown, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Lumsden include renal angioplasty, heart problems, and stroke. Dr. Lumsden is rated highly by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Lumsden graduated from The University of Edinburgh College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He has an open panel.

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

Dr. John Jungsik Park, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 285
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. John Park is a medical specialist in neurosurgery. Dr. Park is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include scoliosis, spinal cord tumor, and general neurology. He is rated highly by his patients. 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. Park is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Brain AVM, Neck Pain, Scoliosis, Brain Cancer, Lower Back Pain, Pituitary Surgery, Neck Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Imran Taj Mohiuddin, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
20403 University Boulevard; Suite 600
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Imran Mohiuddin is a general surgery and vascular surgery specialist. Dr. Mohiuddin's areas of expertise include the following: renal angioplasty, ablation, and heart problems. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. George Hanna's specialties are interventional cardiology and nuclear medicine. He practices in Bay City, TX and Sugar Land, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Hanna include mitral valve prolapse, sleep apnea, and heart attack. Dr. Hanna is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Hanna has an open panel.

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What is Carotid Endarterectomy?

Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure done to remove plaque blockage from a carotid artery. The two carotid arteries lie on either side of the neck and provide blood to the brain. In patients with carotid artery disease, these important blood vessels become clogged with a waxy, fatty substance called plaque. Blood cannot flow easily, and small clots can become trapped in the narrowed artery, causing a stroke. In an endarterectomy, the artery is opened and the blockage is pulled or scraped away.

There are less invasive treatments for carotid artery disease, such as angioplasty, but endarterectomy is a reliable, safe procedure that has been used for more than fifty years. During the procedure, the surgeon identifies the blockage and opens the artery with a small incision. The artery may be clamped briefly or re-routed to prevent excessive bleeding. Once inside the artery, the thick buildup can often be removed all in one piece. The surgeon may also form a graft using a piece of blood vessel from elsewhere in the patient’s body, and use the graft to repair the artery where the blockage was removed. The artery is stitched closed, and the surgery is done. Blood can now flow freely to the brain.

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