Dr. Cesar Nahas, MD

Dr. Cesar Nahas, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o
(14)

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Dr. Cesar Nahas, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, peripheral vascular surgery, and more.Read his story

Cesar Nahas, M.D.

11914 Astoria Blvd Ste 320

Houston, TX 77089
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Pipefitters
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 98% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Nahas'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.

Dr. Nahas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nahas "In 1997 Dr. Cesar Nahas who was then the chief of cardiac surgery at the Michael DeBakey Houston VA Hospital was recruited to found the cardiac surgery program at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center. Prior to that time, only a small number of heart surgeries were performed there. Dr. Nahas was instrumental in growing cardiovascular care in the Clear Lake area to what it has become today. His respected practice focuses on state-of-the-art heart, heart valve, open vascular as well as endovascular procedures. He is a major provider of off-pump coronary bypass surgery in the Houston area."

4  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease
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40  Procedures

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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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • St Joseph University Beirut
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Baylor College of Medicine Houston Texas
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor College of Medicine Houston Texas
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Methodist Hospital Houston Texas
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nahas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nahas' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nahas to family and friends
14 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Nahas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Nahas performed my valve replacement and I couldn’t be more pleased. He’s not only a gifted surgeon, but is a doctor that really listens.
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We received two recommendations for bypass surgeons and it turns out that Nahas trained the other one. Nahas was trained by DeBakey. When he was recruited heavily to go to Southeast Memorial-Hermann his entire staff all wanted to go with him and did. The whole team was amazing. Recovery is...more
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Dr. Nahas preformed a triple bypass on me 2 years ago. Surgery went perfect and no problems since. He has an excellent education, and vast experience. I understand from others he is considered one of the best heart surgeons in the U.S., if not the entire world. In addition, he is a gentleman in...more
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I would recommend Dr. Nahas to my children if they needed heart surgery for following reasons: - I am 62 years old and I have not seen Dr. Nahas for 16 years since he last performed my DBL bypass - After surgery I felt 100% normal / no after effects / pain; I was back to working 12 hrs./day in 1...more
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Dr. Nahas has saved my life on 3 different occasions.
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