Dr. Babu Makkena, MD

Dr. Babu Makkena, MD

Interventional Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Babu Makkena, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Denton, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch in 2001 and specializes in interventional cardiology, cardiology, and more.

3537 South I-35E

Denton, TX 76210

Contact Information

(940) 384-4599

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • 29 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Makkena performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thrombosis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Makkena's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

4  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*

47  Conditions Treated

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

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22  Procedures

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

  • University Of Texas Medical Branch
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Illinois-Chicago Gme
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Makkena has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Makkena's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Makkena to family and friends
36 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (36)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Makkena's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (27)

Dr Makkena listened attentively to my concerns and questions and answered them quite well. I felt he had the experience and background I could rely on. His office and professional staff were a pleasure to work with.
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Dr. Makkena is Awesome!!! I Would highly recommend him. He saves life's.
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My stress test indicated that a large volume of my heart was getting NO BLOOD! Because we had to wait for my body to eliminate the dye, I had to trust in God and Dr. Makkena. Two days later after two stints I have full blood flow and the ultrasound shows no detectable heart damage. God worked a...more
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This was my first appointment with Doctor Makkena and If was any indication of future visits, I made the right decision. The Doctor listened to my situation with extreme interest and carefully explained and erased any concerns I may have had. I did not feel rushed and appreciated his...more
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Within minutes of meeting Dr. Makkena I felt confident he was the correct choice for me. He projected trust, caring and the latest medical treatment and knowledge available. He showed a no-nonsense approach to get started on testing me and putting a treatment plan together that would produce...more
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