Dr. Bruce Lachterman, MD

Dr. Bruce Lachterman, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
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63 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Bruce Lachterman, MD is a cardiology specialist in The Woodlands, TX and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Woodlands North Houston Heart Center

17350 St Lukes Way Ste 400

The Woodlands, TX 77384
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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. Lachterman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hypertensive Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lachterman treats Hypertensive Heart Disease more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lachterman treats Hyperlipidemia more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lachterman performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lachterman performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lachterman's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • 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
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Biography

Dr. Bruce Lachterman, MD is a cardiology specialist in The Woodlands, TX and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

1993
University Tex
Fellowship Hospital
1988
University Calif Irvine
Residency Hospital
1986
University Calif Irvine
Internship Hospital
1984
Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
Medical School
1993
1988
1986
1984

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lachterman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lachterman

3.4

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
53.84615384615385%
(7)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
2 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
1 Star
30.76923076923077%
(4)

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His office is soooo slow! Last appt I waited well over 2 hours. Today I’ve been waiting 1 1/2 hours and still waiting!! They need better management over scheduling.
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