Dr. Francisco Otero, MD

Dr. Francisco Otero, MD

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Interventional Cardiology  ·  
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52 y/o
(25)

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Dr. Francisco Otero, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in interventional cardiology and cardiology.

Cardio Texas, PLLC

1015 E 32nd St Ste 508

Austin, TX 78705
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • PHCS
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Superior HealthPlan
  • Texas True Choice
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Murmur
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Otero's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Otero "Dr. Otero earned his Medical Degree from the University of Seville in Spain, where he also obtained a Master's Degree in Emergency Medicine. During this time he also served as Chief Resident. Dr. Otero completed his Internal Medicine residency program, Cardiology Fellowship, and Interventional Cardiology Fellowship in Galveston, Texas at the University of Texas Medical Branch. During his training at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, he was honored with the Outstanding Faculty"

2  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

4  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*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • 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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26  Procedures

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

  • Universidad Of Sevilla/ Faculty Of Medicine--Master's Degree (Residency In Emergency Medicine)
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Universidad De Sevilla, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • None
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • School Of Medicine, University Of Sevilla, Spain
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • The University Of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Otero has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Otero's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Otero to family and friends
25 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Otero'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 (15)

He is great. Takes his time and cares about your health
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I have only wonderful things to say about Dr. Otero. Professional, caring and very skilled. Both my husband and I are patients. I couldn't as for a better doctor. I also an a nurse with years of experience and would gladly worked with him.
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Dr Otero is a great Doctor. Very kind, very knowledgeable and explains things in laymen's terms. I highly recommend him. His staff is also great. Kind, companionate, very knowledgeable.
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Great doctor. Very attentive. The entire staff are fantastic.
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Just had my first visit with Dr. Otero. He and his staff were kind, happy, courteous and efficient. They were also pretty much on time, something that can get behind in the afternoons with doctors. But he took all the time I needed in order to understand my situation. Going back for more tests in a...more
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