Dr. Charles West, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 50
  
Dr. West
Accepting new patients

Baylor College of Medicine

6620 Main St Ste 1325 Houston, TX 76104

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(817) 250-4235

Dr. Charles West, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Houston, TX. Dr. West has more experience with Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Peripheral Vascular Procedures, and Vascular Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He is accepting new patients and has not yet indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. West to book an appointment.


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Dr. West accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) specialists diagnose and treat abnormal blood vessel connections between arteries and veins that result in damage or death of body tissue and nerve cells.

Typically treats 81% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. West performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 95% of their peers

Dr. West performs this procedure more than 95% of their peers

Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. West performs Arteriovenous Fistula Repair more than 67% of their peers

Dr. West performs this procedure more than 67% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Procedures

Peripheral vascular disorder is diagnosed through a variety of procedures, including angiogram, ankle-brachial index and Doppler ultrasound. Surgical treatments include bypass graft surgery, balloon angioplasty, and stent.

Typically treats 55% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Peripheral Artery Bypass
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. West performs Peripheral Artery Bypass more than 92% of their peers

Dr. West performs this procedure more than 92% of their peers

Peripheral Artery Catheterization
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. West performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 82% of their peers

Dr. West performs this procedure more than 82% of their peers

Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. West performs Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting more than 48% of their peers

Dr. West performs this procedure more than 48% of their peers

Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on treating conditions of the lymphatic system and blood vessels outside the heart and brain.

Typically treats 57% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Vascular Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. West performs Vascular Surgical Procedure more than 97% of their peers

Dr. West performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. West performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 95% of their peers

Dr. West performs this procedure more than 95% of their peers

Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. West performs Arteriovenous Fistula Repair more than 67% of their peers

Dr. West performs this procedure more than 67% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.

Typically treats 65% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. West treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 97% of their peers

Dr. West treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Venous Insufficiency
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. West treats Venous Insufficiency more than 85% of their peers

Dr. West treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. West treats Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities more than 54% of their peers

Dr. West treats this condition more than 54% of their peers

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Dr. West's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

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October 2018, I had a fasciotomy
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Dr. West stumbled around without properly investigating, diagnosing and treating my troubled condition, causing me much pain, suffering and excessive EXPENSE. BEWARE of Dr. West.
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Biography

Dr. Charles West, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Houston, TX. Dr. West has more experience with Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Peripheral Vascular Procedures, and Vascular Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with...

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Awards

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Locations

Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine6620 Main St Ste 1325 Houston, TX 76104
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Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth

Fort Worth, TX

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)