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Dr. Andrea Carpenter, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Female · Age 66

Dr. Carpenter

Dr. Andrea Carpenter, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1989 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and thoracoabdominal surgery.


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Dr. Carpenter accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
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Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
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Background Check

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. Carpenter's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carpenter performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 61% of her peers

Dr. Carpenter performs this procedure more than 61% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Heart Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carpenter performs Heart Surgery more than 47% of her peers

Dr. Carpenter performs this procedure more than 47% of her peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carpenter treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 44% of her peers

Dr. Carpenter treats this condition more than 44% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Carpenter's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Heart disease is a frightening problem, but not as frightening as you can imagine.  The more you know about your condition and treatment options the better.  It is my philosophy that time spent discussing choices in clear language is time w...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracoabdominal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

David Grant Usaf Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1997
University Calif Davis Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1994
David Grant Usaf Med Center
Residency Hospital
1989
George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
Medical School
1981
Penn State, PHD In Physiology
1977
University Of Utah, Ms In Physical Education
1974
Appalachian State Unversity
Undergraduate School
1997
1994
1989
1981
1977
1974

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I am retired after forty plus years in the hospitality industry. I have met hundreds of thousands if not more of people from all over the world. I do not mean to be professed of ones character. But Dr. Andrea Carpenter after meeting her for just a few minutes seemed to have this aurora surrounding...Read More
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Dr. Carpenter saved my son's life. She is a wonderful caring surgeon. Today I called her office and was given excellent advice for a follow up problem. It was one of the most professional and pleasant advice persons I have ever dealt with. Thank you Dr. Carpenter and staff. I hesitate to use...Read More
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This woman is about the most amazing woman I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. I cannot begin to explain how she not only save my father, but saved my children and myself. I feel like I am forever indebted to her. She worked on my father's heart, in surgery, for 13 long hours! It was...Read More
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University Hospital/Health System, San Antonio, TX

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