Dr. Deborah Ekery, MD

Dr. Deborah Ekery, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
50 y/o
(36)

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Dr. Deborah Ekery, MD is a cardiology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 18 years. She specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Austin Heart, PA.

3801 N Lamar Blvd Ste 300

Austin, TX 78756
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Ekery'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. Ekery "Austin Heart ; Mission "To provide exceptional cardiac and vascular care to every patient every day with a spirit of warmth, friendliness and personal pride." Austin Heart ; Values I C A R E...Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence"

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

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

58  Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiopulmonary Conditions
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Symptoms, Heart
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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16  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

  • University Of Texas At Austin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Diastolic Dysfunction after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Frequent Finding of Clinical Significance not Influenced by Intravenous Calcium,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Heart Hospital of Austin

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cardiac Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Ekery is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Ekery's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ekery to family and friends
36 total reviews (29 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (35)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Ekery's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (29)

Dr. Ekery is a very thorough heart doctor. She listens to the patient and takes time to ask reasonable questions to make her decisions. I have significant confidence in her and will recommend her without question.
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Dr Ekery has attended to my cardiac needs for the past 12 + years. She is an excellent doctor who cares about her patients. By wife and son are in her care as are many of our friends. I wholeheartedly endorse and recommend her. George E Ramsey III .
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I not only consider Dr. Ekery my doctor. Because of her friendly demeaner when I visit her, I feel she is a friend. I am very pleased with the effective way that her questions reach into every phase of my physical experiences and symptoms that I may have which could effect my health, ...more
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Dr. Ekery became my cardiologist in 2010, following a TIA diagnoses. She has been following observation of a small aortic aneurism as well as as the total health of my heart till now. I have found her to be the total professional in every regard, very patient oriented, totally knowledgeable in all...more
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Dr. Ekry always gives the impression she has all the time in the world for each patient. I never feel rushed. She answers questions and explains things in an understandable but not condescending manner, making me feel very comfortable.
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