Dr. Arup Achari, MD

Interventional Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
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Dr. Arup Achari, MD
Dr. Arup Achari, MD is an interventional cardiology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Achari is affiliated with Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center.

1701 Sunset Blvd

Houston, TX 77005

Contact Information
Dr. Arup Achari, MD

Dr. Arup Achari, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Impella Device
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Rice U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Baylor College Med St Lukes
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Baylor College Of Medicine & Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Tex Heart Institute Baylor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Texas Heart Institute / St Luke's
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Baylor College Of Medicine-Chief Resident
    Other Education | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Achari has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Achari's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Achari to family and friends
4.0
based on 12 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Achari Says:

Thank you for your important feedback. We utilize patient feedback as a mechanism to continue to improve our processes and increase communication with our staff in order to maintain excellent patient satisfaction. We want to ensure that we are doing everything possible to provide the very best care in a comfortable, welcoming environment as the Clinic's goal is to provide both excellent...

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Dr. Achari's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Houston, TX |
After dismissing my dad as a patient and cancelling an appt it took a month to get, Dr Achari said he would do an INR After cancelling his INR appt.
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Dr. Achari accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Guardian
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Achari has admitting privileges

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
6720 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030
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