Dr. Dixon Santana, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 55
  
Dr. Santana
Accepting new patients

TTUHSC Surgery

3601 4th St Fl 4 Lubbock, TX 79430

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(806) 743-2373

Dr. Dixon Santana, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Lubbock, TX and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Santana has more experience with Peripheral Vascular Procedures, Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, and Peripheral Vascular Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE medical school in 1990. He is accepting new patients and has not yet indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Santana to book an appointment.


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Dr. Santana accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Practice Areas

Peripheral Vascular Procedures

Peripheral vascular disorder is diagnosed through a variety of procedures, including angiogram, ankle-brachial index and Doppler ultrasound. Surgical treatments include bypass graft surgery, balloon angioplasty, and stent.

Typically treats 73% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santana performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Santana performs this procedure more than 91% of their peers

Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santana performs Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Santana performs this procedure more than 91% of their peers

Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santana performs Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting more than 76% of their peers

Dr. Santana performs this procedure more than 76% of their peers

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.

Typically treats 74% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santana treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Santana treats this condition more than 84% of their peers

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santana treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) more than 65% of their peers

Dr. Santana treats this condition more than 65% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.

Typically treats 64% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santana treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Santana treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santana treats Venous Embolism and Thrombosis more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Santana treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santana treats Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Santana treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

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Dr. Santana's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Dixon Santana, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Lubbock, TX and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Santana has more experience with Peripheral Vascular Procedures, Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, and Peripheral Vascul...

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

1996
University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1990
UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Medical School
University of Puerto Rico
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Locations

TTUHSC Surgery

Texas Tech Physicians3601 4th St Fl 4 Lubbock, TX 79430
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