Dr. Daniel Fortes, MD

Dr. Daniel Fortes, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Daniel Fortes, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Universidade Federal Do Rio De Janeiro, Centro De Ciencias Da Saude, Faculdade De Medicina in 1999 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

1010 W 40th St

Austin, TX 78756

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Insurance Accepted

  • Admar
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 9 More

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Fortes' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fortes performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Fortes performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Lung Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fortes performs Lung Surgery more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Fortes performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fortes treats Pulmonary Disease more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Fortes treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Fortes' conditions and procedures:

Benign Tumor
Cancer
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
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
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Pulmonary Disease
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Daniel Fortes, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Universidade Federal Do Rio De Janeiro, Centro De Ciencias Da Saude, Faculdade De Medicina in 1999 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2009
Mayo School Of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship Hospital
2006
University Of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio
Residency Hospital
2002
University Of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio
Internship Hospital
2001
Universidade Federal Do Rio De Janeiro
1999
Universidade Federal Do Rio De Janeiro, Centro De Ciencias Da Saude, Faculdade De Medicina
Medical School
2009
2006
2002
2001
1999

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Fortes' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fortes

3.8

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
62.5%
(10)
4 Stars
6.25%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
6.25%
(1)
1 Star
25%
(4)

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Dr. Fortes was great. He was my surgeon for visual assisted thoracic surgery to remove my upper lobe of my right lung. He explained all details in great care and manner.
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Referred to him by ER staff following a second spontaneous pneumothorax. Underwent minimally invasive surgery with him to perform chemical pleurodesis. Without being condescending, he made me feel what was extraordinary to me was completely routine for him which was very reassuring. No...Read More
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Excellent doctor: super bed side manner??
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I went to Dr. Fortes on referral with a bronchogenic cyst (BC). Dr. Fortes did not believe I had a BC so he sent me to Dr. Singh, a gastroenterologist, for an EUS. The EUS CONFIRMED the presense of a BC and recommended follow-up; however, Dr. Fortes' advice to me, and I quote: "You just need to...Read More
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Admar
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Aetna
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Medicare Blue PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Cigna
Choice Fund
Choice Fund PPO
Cigna EPO
Cigna Healthcare of Texas HMO
Cigna Healthcare of Texas POS
Cigna Healthcare of Texas PPO
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Select Network HMO
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Coventry Health and Life Insurance Co
Coventry Health and Life Insurance Co HMO
Coventry Health Care HMO
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MultiPlan PPO
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Texas True Choice PPO
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Choice HMO
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Select HMO
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United Healthcare EPO
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