Dr. Ralph F. Paone, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 54

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

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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

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Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street
3615 19th Street
Lubbock, TX 79410
University Medical Center
602 Indiana Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79415

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Paone

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    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
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • 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
    2
    • 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
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
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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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    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 3 hospitals where Dr. Paone has admitting privileges:

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    • University Medical Center

    • Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street

    • Lubbock Heart Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Paone

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paone to family and friends

    4 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Paone's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 3 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Paone
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    4 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Paone accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    Less

    Office Locations

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