Dr. David Portugal, MD

Cardiology  |  
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Age 52
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Dr. David Portugal, MD
Dr. David Portugal, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Dr. Portugal is affiliated with Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital and Memorial Hermann Healthcare System - Southwest.

Memorial Hermann Medical Group Southwest Cardiology

7737 Southwest Fwy Ste 700

Houston, TX 77074

Contact Information

(713) 272-1600

Dr. David Portugal, MD

Dr. David Portugal, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 2 More

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Care Philosophy

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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Dr. Portugal's Experience

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Dr. Portugal's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
2

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
46

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • 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
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Interventional Procedures
  • 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

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

Dr. Portugal does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Portugal and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Portugal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Portugal to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews
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 16 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
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
    Houston Area HMO-Standard
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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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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