Dr. Dewitt Leachman, MD

Dr. Dewitt Leachman, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Dewitt Leachman, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

6624 Fannin St Ste 2780

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 89% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 88% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • 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)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • 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

  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Tex Dallas Parkland
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leachman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leachman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leachman to family and friends
4.2
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Leachman's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Houston, Texas |
Dr. Leachman and his staff are very professional and competent. I received excellent care and guidance about how best to improve my cardiac health. Dr. Leachman was very patient and caring with me, and I recommend him most highly.
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in Burton Texas |
He was great before and after my heart valve surgery in 97 and still great and good with my up dates and yearly check ups and keeps me up dated all questions asked and always ask me question and answer my meds question
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Visit Dr. Leachman

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Leachman accepts 6 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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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