Dr. Aldo Rafael, MD

Transplant SurgeryMaleAge 46

Dr. Rafael
Accepting new patients

Cardiac Surgery at Baylor University Medical Center

621 N Hall St Ste 120 Dallas, TX 75226

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(469) 800-7760

Dr. Aldo Rafael, MD is a Transplant Surgery Specialist in Dallas, TX. He is affiliated with Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rafael to book an appointment.

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rafael's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Organ Transplant
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Transplant
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplant
  • Liver Transplant
  • Lung Transplant
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transposition of Great Arteries
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Ventricular Fibrillation

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Dr. Rafael accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
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Cigna
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Rafael's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rafael

4.0

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  • Explained conditions well (3)
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After 16 visits to MHS I was finally transferred to Baylor and Dr Rafael saved my life ! After he did a 4 way bypass surgery I received my 4th pacemaker and I am back in the gym and living a wonderful life again ! Muchas Gracias Doctor Rafael ! Yo estoy muy mejor Amigo !
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Russell Langhammer – Dec 28, 2019
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We had seen other CV surgeons, who had told us that the surgery necessary was too high risk and declined to do it. Dr. Rafael gave us options that no one else was willing to provide and the outcome was better than any of us anticipated.
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Beth Roby – Nov 28, 2018
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Biography

Dr. Aldo Rafael, MD is a Transplant Surgery Specialist in Dallas, TX. He is affiliated with Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White...Read more

Specialties

  • Transplant Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Aldo Rafael, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Aldo Rafael, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Rafael frequently treats Port Placements or Replacements, Ventricular Assist Device, and Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Rafael treats.

Where is Dr. Aldo Rafael, MD's office located?

Dr. Rafael's office is located at 621 N Hall St Ste 120, Dallas, TX 75226. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Aldo Rafael, MD offer telehealth services?

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Locations

Cardiac Surgery at Baylor University Medical Center

Dallas621 N Hall St Ste 120 Dallas, TX 75226
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Rafael is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health

Dallas, TX

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)