Dr. Deowall Chattar-Cora, MD

Dr. Deowall Chattar-Cora, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
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Dr. Deowall Chattar-Cora, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in San Antonio, TX. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Read his story

11212 State Highway 151 Ste 230

San Antonio, TX 78251

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
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more than 91% of peers
Hand Fracture
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more than 88% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
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more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Chattar-Cora's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chattar-Cora "eowall Chattar-Cora, MD is a Board Certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. Born and raised in New York City, Dr. Dee, as many of his patients call him, dreamed of becoming a doctor from age four. In college, his love for interdisciplinary learning and a drive to understand the human experience spured him to major in liberal arts studies at Sarah Lawrence College in New York. Dr. Dee not only gained a solid foundation in the sciences, but he also studied history, psychology, art, literature, among others. This breadth of study continues to serve him well in understanding all types of persons, experiences and needs. Dr. Dee completed his medical education at the prestigious New York University School of Medicine, where he honed his skills in the sciences and nurtured his desire to understand and help people. But he also realized the importance of research, of uncovering and learning better ways to heal. He spent a year after medical school conducting research and publishing new findings in several medical journals. It was during his research year that Dr. Dee realized he wanted to specialize in plastic surgery. To prepare for this complex field, he completed a five-year general surgery residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital in New Jersey. While there, he was on two occasions elected as educator of the year. He next returned to his roots, to the hospital where he was born: the Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York, where he spent a year doing a burn surgery fellowship. He learned a lot about treating badly burned patients and performing complex operations. But the height of Dr. Dee's training was his subsequent three years of plastic and reconstructive surgery residency, at the University of Texas Health Science Center, in San Antonio. He excelled in the many technical facets of plastic and reconstructive surgery. But more importantly, he perfected his skills in always putting his patients first. Dr. Dee also continued to believe in the value of research, as a way of advancing the field and helping patients. He published several articles on cosmetic and plastic surgery. One of his studies was cited as the best clinical research at the annual meeting of the Texas Society of plastic surgery. His training program also bestowed on him the Jaime Garza award for clinical and research excellence. And a diehard believer in excellent training, like an orchestra which never takes practicing their craft lightly, Dr. Dee completed an additional year of training in hand surgery to further refine his skills. After his vast training, Dr. Dee joined the faculty of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio medical school, as an Assistant Professor of Surgery. During his more than five and half years with the medical center, he held dual appointments with the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. He was chosen by the plastic surgery residents as the educator of the year. Dr. Dee has also made several humanitarian trips to Africa over the years, where he performed many complex and life-saving plastic and reconstructive surgeries on those who would otherwise had no access to his expertise or be able to afford such operations. Dr. Dee is a member of the American society of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery, and a candidate for membership with the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only plastic surgical organization recognized by the American board of Medical Specialists."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chattar-Cora "The reason for my training so thoroughly and my vast experience is for one goal only: to provide the best and most pleasing results for my patients. Every patient is unique, and my deep repertoire of knowledge helps me to customize their surgery and care. I have always looked forward to personally welcoming each and everyone to my practice — not as a patient, but as person. Each person that comes to Elite Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery is a unique, wonderful, respectable individual. So let me start here by saying —

Welcome. Bienvenidos. And as the French would say, Bienvenue!"

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Oncoplastic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck
  • Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Lipodystrophy
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lupus
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thalassemia
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Fat Grafting to the Body
  • Fat Grafting to the Buttock
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Replacement

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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

  • New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Morristown Mem Hosp UMDNJ
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Morristown Mem Hosp UMDNJ
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Texas Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Jacobi Med Ctr-Albert Einstein Coll Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • The Hand Center of San Antonio
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chattar-Cora has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chattar-Cora's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chattar-Cora to family and friends
3.7
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Chattar-Cora's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in New Braunfels, TX |
The Doctor is very professional and knows his field well. I felt confident that I would receive good care from this office. Very friendly staff. Vernon P.
San Antonio, TX |
Dr. Deowall Chattar-Cora is a very good surgeon, however he is insensitive, abrupt and has a better than thou attitude. He becomes rude when upset. Would not recommend to family and friends. The back office nurse when I first went there was not good and rude. Staff has since then changed and is very nice.
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Dr. Chattar-Cora accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Chattar-Cora has admitting privileges

Baptist Medical Center
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CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Westover Hills
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Methodist Hospital
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Southwest General Hospital
7400 Barlite Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78224
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