Dr. Esteban Henao, MD

Dr. Esteban Henao, MD

Vascular Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
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Dr. Esteban Henao, MD is a vascular surgery doctor who practices in Albuquerque, NM. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. Read his story

502 Elm St NE

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Contact Information

(505) 841-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • 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
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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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Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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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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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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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 / 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
Media & Publications

Dr. Henao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Henao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Henao to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Henao's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Rio Rancho, NM |
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 after meeting Dr. Henao I am once again able to pursue a full, active life. Thank you Dr. Henao for providing world-class vascular surgery right here in New Mexico!
in Albuquerque, NM |
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 disease... My body produces blood clots. I'm 38 years old and today I feel like I have a new quality of life. Dr. Henao was able to open up blood flow in my leg & now I have my life back....
in Albuquerque, NM |
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 straight shooter and is very thorough. I was in and out of the hospital around 24 hours and everything went real smooth from there on. This was the best medical experience I ever had. He's my guy.
in Albuquerque, NM |
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 better, anywhere.
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Dr. Henao accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
    Commercial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
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Hospitals where Dr. Henao has admitting privileges

Presbyterian Hospital
1100 Central Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
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Lovelace Medical Center
601 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
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Heart Hospital of New Mexico
504 Elm St NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
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