Dr. Christian Assad-Kottner, MD

Dr. Christian Assad-Kottner, MD

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Interventional Cardiology  ·  
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39 y/o
(64)

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Dr. Christian Assad-Kottner, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in McAllen, TX and has been practicing for 5 years. He specializes in interventional cardiology, cardiology, and more.

Rio Grande Valley Cardiology

101 E Ridge Rd Ste B

McAllen, TX 78503
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Assad-Kottner performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest Pain
high
more than 85% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 81% of peers
Vascular Disease
high
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Assad-Kottner'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.

6  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Limb Ischemia
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect 1 (ASD 1)
  • Atrial Septal Defect 2 (ASD 2)
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Occlusion
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Bruit
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Claudication
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • External Iliac Arteriopathy
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Intermittent Claudication
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Ischemia
  • Ischemic Limb
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mesenteric Artery Ischemia
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Obesity
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • 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)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Insufficiency
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37  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

  • University of Texas at Houston
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • The Methodist Hospital, DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • UAMS
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • VIVA/Fogarty Institute for Innovation Endovascular/Peripheral Innovation Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Assad-Kottner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Assad-Kottner's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Assad-Kottner to family and friends
64 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (64)

  • 5
    (63)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Assad-Kottner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

When others said my only option was to have an amputation of my leg Dr. Assad was able to restore blood the blood flow.
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Dr. Assad is not only a physician he is a Wizard with hands that are nothing short of Magical.
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Dr Assad-Kottner is very straight forward with answers.
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An excellent Physician
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Dr. Assad-Kottner is very knowledgeable. He took his time explaining my symptoms. He explained in detail why he was ordering what he did order. Was courteous and respectful.
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