Dr. Babu Makkena, MD

Dr. Babu Makkena, MD

Interventional Cardiology  ·  
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Age 44
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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.Read his story

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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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. Makkena's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Makkena treats Thrombosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Makkena treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Makkena treats Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Makkena treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Makkena treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Makkena treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

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

Dr. Makkena's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
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
Impella Device
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombolysis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

About Me

Biography

" Babu Makkena, MD, FACC is a practicing Interventional Cardiologist in Denton, TX. Dr. Makkena graduated from University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine in 2001 and has been in practice for 13 years. Dr. Makkena also specializes in Cardio...

Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

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

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Makkena

5.0

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5 Stars
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Dr. Makkena has given me excellent care. He explains everything very well and is very easy to talk to which I consider very important!
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Saved my wife's life. Major blockage was eliminated and subsequent relapse was successfully treated by Dr Makkena. Very patient and understanding.
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'Great doctor, and great staff. Dr. Makkena always makes time to listen to your questions and concerns, and provides thorough answers and follow-through.
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Dr. Makenna is very compassionate and very good listener. I can always trust that I am in good hands under his care. He saved my life with his diagnosis. Renata
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Dr Makkenna is great and so is the staff. I give them a 5 star rating Sandra Davis
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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage Test HMO
Blue Choice Test
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Golden Rule
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
HealthSmart
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Planned Administration Inc
Principal Life
Pyramid Life
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Universal American
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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