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 9 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

Contact Information

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)
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Top Care Areas

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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
more than 88% of peers
Lung Surgery
high
more than 87% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
normal
more than 74% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

14  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease

28  Procedures

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fortes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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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Charlie Galvin in Austin – Apr 23, 2018
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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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Eric in Austin, TX – Apr 11, 2018
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Excellent doctor: super bed side manner??
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Phyllis Byrne in Loraine, TX – Nov 23, 2017
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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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Liz Atherton in Leander, Tx – Sep 01, 2016
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