Dr. David Portugal, MD

Dr. David Portugal, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. David Portugal, MD is a cardiology specialist in Sugar Land, TX and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1992 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

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

See how frequently Dr. Portugal performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Portugal's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

44  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 and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart 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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22  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

  • 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

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Portugal to family and friends
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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