Dr. Carlos Cruz, MD

Dr. Carlos Cruz, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Carlos Cruz, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Denton, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University fo Texas, Medical Branch at Galveston in 1994 and specializes in vascular surgery.Read his story

3322 Colorado Blvd Ste 101

Denton, TX 76210

Contact Information

(940) 387-7588

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Thrombosis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Cruz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cruz "Carlos P. Cruz, MD, graduated from Baylor University at Waco with a bachelor of science in biology. He then served a clinical externship at the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham, England. From there, he attended the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, where he received his doctor of medicine degree. Dr. Cruz completed a surgical internship and residency in Pennsylvania at Easton Hospital and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He went on to complete his vascular fellowship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.Dr. Cruz is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery. He is a member of Denton County Medical Society, Physicians Association of North Texas, Texas Medical Association, Southern Association for Vascular Surgery and American Association for Vascular Surgery.He is married to his high school sweetheart, Wendy, and has a lovely daughter, Sophia."
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1  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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32  Procedures

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Procedure
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Endovascular Stent Grafting
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Stenting
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Stenting
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Access Creation and Care
  • Venous and Arterial Thrombolysis
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
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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

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Education

  • Baylor University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University fo Texas, Medical Branch at Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Easton Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Easton Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cruz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cruz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cruz

4.8

Based on 48 reviews

5 Stars
93.75%
(45)
4 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
2.0833333333333335%
(1)
1 Star
4.166666666666667%
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I had a surgery scheduled for 11:00 am today, check in at 9:30 am. They put a port in my arm around 10:00 am. At 11:15 am I am getting a little nervous as the surgery is late. I meet the Anesthesiologist and he is a bit scruffy which does not make me feel any better. Finally at 12:45 pm my nerves...Read More
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Dr. Cruz has been so helpful in resolving my particular issue. I originally saw a different doctor not associated with Dr. Cruz's office. The other Dr. performed a procedure that did a tremendous amount of permanent damage to my leg. Dr. Cruz has been so diligent and kind in helping in my...Read More
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He’s the best vascular surgeon in north Texas He’s been my surgeon for 18 years. I would never go to anyone else.
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From the minute that I walked into the reception area, I was treated with respect and that they cared. Dr Cruz and his staff took the time to listen to me and explained everything to me in words I could understand. I highly recommend his practice.
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Celebration of Life, Memorial Services for Betty Jane Dowell, seventy-one, beautician, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 18,2018 at Lacy Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ed Dittffurth officiating. Arrangements are by Lacy Funeral Home
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