Dr. Oscar J. Chastain III, MD

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery • Male • Age 60

701 E Marshall Ave Suite 504
Longview, TX 75601
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Dr. Chastain III's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Chastain III Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Hospital Quality

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Good Shepherd Medical Center
700 East Marshall Avenue
Longview, TX 75601
Longview Regional Medical Center
2901 North 4th Street
Longview, TX 75605

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Accepting new patients?

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Longview Thrcc & Crdvsclr Assoc
Longview Thrcc & Crdvsclr Assoc
701 E Marshall Ave Suite 504
Longview, TX 75601
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    Dr. Chastain III's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Thoracic Surgery
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Septal Defect
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    Background Check for Dr. Chastain III

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Baylor University
    Graduated in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    Baylor Affil Hosps
    Complete in 1985
    Tex Heart Institute
    Complete in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Chastain III & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Chastain III's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Good Shepherd Medical Center

    • Longview Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chastain III to family and friends

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
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    2 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
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    2 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Chastain III accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Assurant Health
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • HealthFirst
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • MVP Health Care
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Longview Thrcc & Crdvsclr Assoc
    701 E Marshall Ave Suite 504
    Longview, TX 75601
    (903) 315-2777 (Office)
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