Dr. Francisco Otero, MD

Dr. Francisco Otero, MD

Interventional Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
51 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Francisco Otero, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Austin, TX. He graduated from Universidad De Sevilla, Facultad De Medicina in 1990 and specializes in interventional cardiology and cardiology.

Cardio Texas, PLLC

1015 E 32nd St Ste 508

Austin, TX 78705
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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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"


  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

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*

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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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.


  • 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

Dr. Otero does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Otero and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

St. David's Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cardiac Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Otero is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Otero's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Otero to family and friends
based on 20 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Otero's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

After proclaiming that I was a complicated case, and telling me I should go to the Mayo Clinic, he dropped me as a patient because I cancelled appointments. Too stupid to realize some patients are very very ill, and can't make it out of bed to get dressed, much less make it in. I DID cancel...more
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in Hutto
Dr. Otero is an outstanding doctor. Not only is his knowledge extensive, his manner with patients is outstanding. He treats me like family and i really trust him to present me with the best alternatives. I have met numerous people that know him or know of him and all reports are unfailingly...more
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in Kyle, TX
I have been going to Dr. Otero for awhile now. In fact I will be going for an angiogram this Monday. Would only trust him. He did my last one and did a great job. Now my sister and my cousin go to him and they are very satisfied and I second that. Being 66 and closing in on 67 pretty soon, I have...more
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in Austin, TX
Dr Otero was through in conducting testing to find my problem and patient in explaining treatment options. I've been blessed with good health until recently and he took all the time needed to insure I understood the cause and treatment options going forward. I'm thankful he got my case as I had...more
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in Austin, TX
I have been a patient of Dr. Otero for a few years and he has always been very considerate, talks to you in terms you can understand and is very professional
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