Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD

Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 64
(18)
Save
Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Amarillo, TX. She specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and general surgery.

6611 W Amarillo Blvd

Amarillo, TX 79106

Contact Information

(806) 212-4535

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. McCollum accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(806) 212-4535

Dr. McCollum accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Experience Check

Check Dr. McCollum's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. McCollum's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCollum performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 91% of her peers

Dr. McCollum performs this procedure more than 91% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Port Placements or Replacements
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCollum performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 87% of her peers

Dr. McCollum performs this procedure more than 87% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCollum performs Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open more than 84% of her peers

Dr. McCollum performs this procedure more than 84% of her peers

Dr. McCollum's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Amarillo, TX. She specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

University Of Ok College Of Med
Residency Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD accept my insurance?

Use the Healthgrades insurance check to verify if Dr. McCollum accepts your insurance.

What are Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. McCollum frequently treats Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery, Port Placements or Replacements, and Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open. See all procedures and conditions Dr. McCollum treats.

Where is Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD's office located?

Dr. McCollum's office is located at 6611 W Amarillo Blvd, Amarillo, TX 79106. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. McCollum has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD?

Find contact information here to make an appointment.

Dr. McCollum's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McCollum

4.3

Based on 18 ratings

5 Stars
77.77777777777777%
(14)
4 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(3)
healthgrades logo

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. McCollum
What went well
No reviews yet
What could be improved
No reviews yet

Your trust is our top concern.

We strive to keep the reviews trustworthy, honest & fair.

We monitor all reviews to ensure they comply with our guidelines and don’t include personal information, profanity, libel, defamation, harassment, obscenity or fraud.

All reviews are confirmed and audited before publication, and community members have the ability to flag inappropriate content for further review by our team.

Doctors can not pay for good reviews, nor can they pay to have negative reviews removed.

Any reviews that are deemed fraudulent or violate our guidelines will be removed immediately.

RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Reply
Very impressive. Very professional. Very carrying.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Stan Harrison – Sep 15, 2021
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD?
Reply
Very good. I would recommend Dr. McCollum to anyone needing heart surgery.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
Helpful
Jackie Claark – Jun 08, 2021
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD?
Reply
The staff was great. Dr. McCollum explained thing as best she could at the time since we needed more tests run. Follow up will give more detail as to what is expected next.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
Helpful
Ann – Feb 23, 2021
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD?
Reply
She explained everything very clearly to me and she was very caring and concerned with my care.
Helpful
Beverly Miller – Jan 03, 2021
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD?
Reply
After my sister had a triple heart bypass done by Dr. McCollum, we found out not even three years later that she had not performed all three bypasses as she was supposed to have July 2017. My sister started having a heart attack February 2020 and she thought it was acid reflux. We were shocked when they took her in for an emergency stent, then showed us the pictures of her heart. One artery was still clogged and another artery wasn't even connected to allow blood to flow through it. I would definitely try to get more information about this doctor before you allow her to do surgery.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
Helpful
Anita – Dec 29, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD?
Reply
From the start she and her staff came to my room and explained all Pre op details of my procedure, Post op visit was as detailed and she held no punches as to what I just went through. I was relaxed knowing of her experience with what I had to undergo. TGMC Dr’s along with Dr’s from CIS have come through for me in the past, at that moment you’re trusting all players are on their game, it’s in Gods Hands after that. Then you go home, follow the Surgeon and her assistants instructions to the T and you’ll heal up just fine. During my first visit/checkup I was asked if I had any questions at all, I was not rushed at all during my visit. I would highly recommend Dr. Deborah McCollum to family and friends.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Tim M. – Oct 17, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD?
Reply
Doesn’t not take time to listen to your questions and concerns without making you feel rushed so she can leave
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
Helpful
Jan 30, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD?
Reply
A wonderful physician. Explained everything about the valve replacement to be preformed and after the procedure, explained everything concerning the surgery. Had this procedure done approx. 1 1/2 years ago. Still clicking along. Pun intended. Yes, if you are given a choice of surgeons, chose her.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
Helpful
Richard D Baker in Amarillo, TX – Feb 19, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD?
Reply
Listens well and clearly explains step by step process to recovery.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
Helpful
Gary and Charles in Amarillo , TX – Jun 12, 2018
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD?
Reply
Told me that I should be”be happy” about what she had to say when she’d really said nothing. Wanted my daughter and myself to stop asking questions. Did not feel reassured at all. She scared me silly. Sought a 2nd opinion. Do not go to this lady. Probably the worst doctor/patient experience I’ve ever had.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
6 people found this helpful
Helpful
NM – May 02, 2018
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD?
Reply
Dr Deborah McCollum was consulted to do a thoracotomy with my Neurosurgeon. She is straightforward, honest, and listened to every concern I had. She gave me confidence in going forward. The surgery was very successful & the incision & drain sites are healing nicely. I recommend Dr McCollum.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
Helpful
Toxagain in Amarillo, TX – Apr 03, 2017
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD?
Reply
Excellent personality. Valve replacement July 6th 2016. Excellent job, and quick recovery.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
Helpful
Kenneth Wooster in Amarillo Texas – Oct 04, 2016
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Deborah McCollum, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. McCollum?

Is this your profile?

Respond to reviews, add information, and reach more patients. Claiming is free and only takes a minute.

Claim your profile

Locations

Dr. Donald Robertson

Deborah B. Mccollum MD PA6611 W Amarillo Blvd Amarillo, TX 79106
1

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. McCollum is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Baptist Saint Anthony's Hospital

Amarillo, TX

83% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

Golden Plains Community Hospital

Borger, TX

70% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

Moore County Hospital District

Dumas, TX

Northwest Texas Healthcare System

Amarillo, TX

70% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average