Dr. Ralph F. Paone, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 56

3502 9th St Ste 260
Lubbock, TX 79415
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Dr. Paone's Experience

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Dr. Paone's Care Philosophy

Dr. Paone's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Paone Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

University Medical Center
602 Indiana Ave
Lubbock, TX 79415
Lubbock Heart Hospital
4810 N Loop 289
Lubbock, TX 79416

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Lubbock Heart Surgery
Texas Tech University Office
3502 9th St Ste 260
Lubbock, TX 79415
Lubbock Heart Surgery
Big Spring Clinic
1608 W FM 700 Ste D
Big Spring, TX 79720
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    Dr. Paone's Experience

    Dr. Paone's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Dialysis Access Procedures
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hernia Repair
    • Impella Device
    • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Aneurysm
    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Cancer
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Thrombosis
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Vascular Disease
    • Venous Compression
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
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    Background Check for Dr. Paone

    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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    UNIV OF TX MED BRANCH GALVESTON
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    Tex Tech University
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    Tex Tech University
    Complete in 1991

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Nm
    Complete in 1993

    Undergraduate Schools

    Texas A&m University
    Graduated in 1981
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Paone & Staff

    • English
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    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Paone's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Paone has admitting privileges:

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    • University Medical Center

    • Lubbock Heart Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paone to family and friends

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    Dr. Paone's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Paone

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.2 out of 5

    6 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Lubbock Heart Surgery
    Texas Tech University Office
    3502 9th St Ste 260
    Lubbock, TX 79415
    (806) 792-8185 (Office)
    B
    Lubbock Heart Surgery
    Big Spring Clinic
    1608 W FM 700 Ste D
    Big Spring, TX 79720
    (806) 792-8185 (Office)
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    Lubbock Heart Surgery
    Clovis Clinic
    2000 W 21st St Ste E1
    Clovis, NM 88101
    (806) 792-8185 (Office)
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    Lubbock Heart Surgery
    Hobbs Clinic
    5419 N Lovington Hwy Ste 21
    Hobbs, NM 88240
    (806) 792-8185 (Office)
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