Dr. Cesar Nahas, MD

Dr. Cesar Nahas, MD

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59 y/o
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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

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  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan Test
  • Pipefitters
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American

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. Nahas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nahas treats Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Nahas treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nahas treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Nahas treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nahas treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Nahas treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease

Dr. Nahas' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Ultrasound
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Procedure
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
Head and Neck Cancer
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Cancer
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thymomas
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Sclerotherapy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

"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 ...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French
  • English

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Dr. Nahas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nahas

4.4

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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Dr. Nahas has saved my life on 3 different occasions.
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