Dr. Esteban Henao, MD

Dr. Esteban Henao, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Esteban Henao, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston in 1999 and specializes in vascular surgery.Read his story

502 Elm St NE

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Contact Information

(505) 841-1000

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  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Endovascular Repair of Aorta
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Henao's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Henao "Dr. Steve Henao is a vascular specialist with the New Mexico Heart Institute, the largest comprehensive cardiovascular care group and center of excellence in New Mexico. He joined the practice in 2006. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch and was a Southern Medical Association scholar. He completed his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and subsequently completed his fellowship in vascular and endovascular surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Henao's clinical interests include: endovascular thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, endovascular carotid surgery, hybrid open/endovascular lower extremity revascularization, invasive intravascular imaging and outcome studies in patients with peripheral vascular disease. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in New Mexico and carries specialty boards for the American Board of Vascular Surgery. He practices at the major health centers in Albuquerque, including the Heart Hospital of New Mexico, Presbyterian Hospital, and Lovelace Medical Center. Dr. Henao's work has resulted in several book chapters, journal articles and over 60 presentations internationally on vascular diagnosis, treatment, imaging approaches, stenting and drug eluting stents, and venous thrombosis fibrinolytic therapy. He is currently involved as local principal investigator in clinical studies such as the ongoing BEST CLI study to evaluate the effectiveness of open versus endovascular therapies in critical limb ischemia, the IMPERIAL study to evaluate the efficacy of a new drug eluting peripheral stent, the TOBA trial looking at a novel tacking system to treat dissections in the lower extremity arterial circulation, the ROADSTER 2 trial studying a reversal-of-flow cerebral protection system for carotid stenting, the LUCY study looking at the benefits of low profile aortic aneurysm therapy and how it relates to women, and the LIFE study, looking at aortic aneurysm fast-track protocol - of which he was the highest enrolling specialist in the United States. He is active in medical device development, and recently performed the first-in-man Ovation iX Abdominal Stent Graft System successfully. Dr. Henao continues to improve patient care in the southwest by utilizing evidence-based vascular and endovascular surgery practices for patients throughout New Mexico Heart and the Southwest."
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1  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dilation
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic-Iliac Occlusive Disease
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Occlusion
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Carotid Body Tumor
  • Carotid Bruit
  • Carotid Dissection
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Extracranial Carotid Occlusive Disease
  • May-Thurner Syndrome
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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39  Procedures

  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Aortic Aneurysm Stent Grafting
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Heart Surgery
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mechanical Thrombectomy
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Angiograms
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Arterial Puncture
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Stent Grafting
  • Stent-Assisted Carotid Angioplasty
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombolysis
  • Uterine Artery Embolization
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous and Arterial Thrombolysis
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  • University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Texas Tech Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Baylor College Of Medicine, Debakey Department Of Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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After three failed vascular surgeries for SVC syndrome in 4 months – two at UNMH and one at Mayo Clinic in Rochester – I was fortunately referred to Dr. Henao. He exposed an anatomic anomaly in the SVC that the three other surgeons had missed. He placed a stent to correct the problem and two months...Read More
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Dr.Henao was referred to me by Dr. Gavaldon and I was put in the best hands. Dr. Henao is my miracle worker... I say this after 10 years of not knowing my diagnosis. I had suffered with pain everyday ... and in the short visits I've had at The Heart Institute I've learned that I have May Thurners...Read More
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My primary care doctor sent me to Dr. Henao when he found I had a abdominal aneurysm of my aorta. My family and I did our homework and discovered Dr. Henao was an internationally recognized expert and felt really comfortable knowing he was the guy to go to if you live in New Mexico. He is a...Read More
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Twice this good man has performed surgery providing me with stints in my aged legs. I am sure I'd be without one leg at least without his expertise. I'm 67 and have seen more than most, having been a personal injury attorney for 35 years. I would be highly sceptical if you claimed there was a...Read More
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