Dr. Christian Assad-Kottner, MD

Dr. Christian Assad-Kottner, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
(63)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christian Assad-Kottner, MD is a cardiac surgery doctor who practices in McAllen, TX. He is 38 years old.

101 E Ridge Rd Ste B

McAllen, TX 78503

Contact Information

(956) 682-5665

Insurance Accepted

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

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

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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • 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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Procedures

  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Procedure
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Endovascular Stent Grafting
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Percutaneous Management of Valvular Heart Disease
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Arterial Puncture
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty
  • Stent-Assisted Carotid Angioplasty
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Assad-Kottner to family and friends
5.0
based on 63 total reviews (6 with comments)
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 (6)
Manassas, VA |
Dr. Assad is not only a physician he is a Wizard with hands that are nothing short of Magical.
Pharr, TX |
Dr Assad-Kottner is very straight forward with answers.
in Mcallen, TX |
An excellent Physician
Pharr, TX |
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.
Leander, TX |
I was very pleased with Dr. Assad. His knowledge of my condition was good.He encouraged my confidence in by a mix of professionalism and friendline. I
in Mission, TX |
Dr. Assad is a loving caring physician that took excellent care of my father while he was in the hospital. He has a special sense of humor that made the whole family smile and laugh even in difficult circumstances. I am extremely glad and thankful he was there to help my dad in a very challenging situation.
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Dr. Assad-Kottner accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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