Dr. David Portugal, MD

Dr. David Portugal, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Portugal, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Sugar Land, TX. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

16902 Southwest Fwy Ste 210

Sugar Land, TX 77479

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Chest Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 87% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Portugal "Our goal is to provide patient centered, comprehensive cardiac care that seeks a balance between traditional bedside diagnostic techniques and cutting edge cardiovascular imaging in the treatment of cardiovascular disease."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Interventional Procedures
  • Impella Device
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Thoracentesis
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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

  • Baylor University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Tufts-New England Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Tufts-New England Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Listed as one of "Houston Top Professionals under 40.", 2005
  • "Best Doctors in America"- Cardiovascular Disease, 2007,2009-
  • "Best Doctors in America"- Cardiovascular Disease, 2005
  • "Americas Top Physicians"- Interventional Cardiology, 2004
  • Alpha Omega Alpha-medical school honor society, 1992
Media & Publications
  • Cryoplasty in treatment of peripheral vascular disease, May, 2007
  • New Hypertension Guidelines, 2003
  • Drug eluting stents, 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Portugal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Portugal to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Portugal's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Portugal accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
    Houston Area HMO-Standard
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Portugal has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann Healthcare System - Southwest
7600 Beechnut St
Houston, TX 77074
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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
16655 Southwest Fwy
Sugar Land, TX 77479
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