Dr. Ara Vaporciyan, MD

Dr. Ara Vaporciyan, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Ara Vaporciyan, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Houston, TX. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School and specializes in thoracic surgery.

1515 Holcombe Blvd

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 792-6161

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • 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. Vaporciyan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lobectomy, Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vaporciyan performs Lobectomy, Open more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Vaporciyan performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vaporciyan performs Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Vaporciyan performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Lung Cancer
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vaporciyan treats Lung Cancer more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Vaporciyan treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer

Dr. Vaporciyan's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ara Vaporciyan, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Houston, TX. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • Texas Heart Institute
    Residency Hospital
  • Mem Hermann Hlthcare Sys
    Residency Hospital
  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School

Awards

Dr. Vaporciyan's Reviews

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I would highly recommend Dr. Vaporciyan. He is very thorough and explains himself very well. He is a very highly trained surgeon and I like the fact that he is an educator. He explains things in a manner that most can understand. His bedside manor and genuine care for his patients are well above...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice Test
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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