Dr. Faraz Kerendi, MD

Dr. Faraz Kerendi, MD

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Dr. Faraz Kerendi, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons

1010 W 40th St

Austin, TX 78756
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Insurance Accepted

  • Admar
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Advantage
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kerendi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Maze Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kerendi performs Maze Procedure more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Kerendi performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mini-Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kerendi performs Mitral Valve Surgery more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Kerendi performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kerendi performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Kerendi performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty

Dr. Kerendi's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Benign Tumor
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Faraz Kerendi, M.D is originally from Los Angeles, California. He earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. His residency in general surgery and cardiac surgery fellowship were both completed at Emory ...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 2009
    Emory University
    Residency Hospital
    2009
  • 2008
    Leipzig Heart Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2008
  • 2008
    East Carolina University / Brody School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    2008
  • 2000
    Emory University
    Internship Hospital
    2000
  • 1999
    Emory University
    Medical School
    1999
  • 1994
    University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School
    1994

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kerendi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kerendi

4.7

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
8.333333333333334%
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This guy is the best of the best. Seriously if you are lucky enough to be able to see him then you have nothing to worry about. He was actually able to REPAIR my aortic valve. Pretty much unheard of. There are only a few doctors in the country that probably could have done what he did. Honestly,...Read More
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After an electrocardiogram showed abnormalities and a catheterization confirmed that I had significant blockages in the blood vessels to my heart, my cardiologist referred me to Dr. Kerendi. My personal research (due diligence) assured me that Dr. Kerendi was an excellent cardiovascular surgeon....Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Admar
Admar PPO
Aetna
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Medicare Blue PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Cigna
Choice Fund
Choice Fund PPO
Cigna EPO
Cigna Healthcare of Texas HMO
Cigna Healthcare of Texas POS
Cigna Healthcare of Texas PPO
Cigna Network
Commercial EPO
Commercial HMO
Commercial PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Indemnity EPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Network Open Access
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Open Access Plus PPO
Select Network HMO
Select Network POS
Select Network PPO
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Coventry Health and Life Insurance Co
Coventry Health and Life Insurance Co HMO
Coventry Health Care HMO
Coventry Health Care POS
Coventry Health Care PPO
Group Plan PPO
Open Access HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) EPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care) HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Advantage
Health Advantage PPO
Humana
Choice Care
Choice Care HMO
Choice Care Network PPO
Choice Care PPO
Choice PPO
Freedom
Freedom HMO
Freedom PPO
Gold
Gold Choice
Humana EPO
Humana HMO
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Tricare
Medicaid
Managed Care
Medicaid Assignment
Medicaid HMO
Medicare
Medicare Advantage PFFS
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network POS
PHCS Network PPO
PHCS Open Access PPO
Private HealthCare Systems
Texas True Choice
Texas True Choice PPO
TPA
Web-TPA
Tricare
Prime
Standard
TriCare for Life
Tricare South
UnitedHealthCare
Choice HMO
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare POS

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