Dr. George Letsou, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 62
  
Dr. Letsou
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Texas Heart Institute

6620 Main St Houston, TX 77030

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Dr. George Letsou, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Houston, TX. Dr. Letsou has more experience with Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, and Vascular Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as CHI St Lukes Health - Baylor St Lukes Medical Center and HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Letsou to book an appointment.


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I have the utmost confidence in his ability. After performing my rare surgical procedure, a doctor working with Dr Letsou said that what he did was a work of art.
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his office does not want to follow thru with after care from surgery in a timely manner and the Dr. rescheduled the surgery 3 times before it was actually done
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Biography

Dr. George Letsou performs adult cardiac, thoracic, and vascular surgery. He has special interests in off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery, cardiopulmonary...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

1990
Yale University
Residency Hospital
1989
Yale University
Fellowship Hospital
1988
Yale New Haven Hospital
Residency Hospital
1984
Yale New Haven Hospital
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Greek

Awards

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(713) 798-3020

Dr. Letsou accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
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HealthyBlue 2.0
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Letsou

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Letsou treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Letsou treats other conditions, please contact the office at (713) 798-3020.

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) specialists diagnose and treat abnormal blood vessel connections between arteries and veins that result in damage or death of body tissue and nerve cells.Compare with other Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) specialists.

Typically treats 65% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Letsou performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Letsou performs this procedure more than 94% of their peers

Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Letsou performs Arteriovenous Fistula Repair more than 36% of their peers

Dr. Letsou performs this procedure more than 36% of their peers

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Typically treats 53% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Letsou performs Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open more than 61% of their peers

Dr. Letsou performs this procedure more than 61% of their peers

Aortic Aneurysm
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Letsou treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 45% of their peers

Dr. Letsou treats this condition more than 45% of their peers

Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on treating conditions of the lymphatic system and blood vessels outside the heart and brain.

Typically treats 54% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Letsou performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Letsou performs this procedure more than 94% of their peers

Vascular Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Letsou performs Vascular Surgical Procedure more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Letsou performs this procedure more than 90% of their peers

Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Letsou performs Arteriovenous Fistula Repair more than 36% of their peers

Dr. Letsou performs this procedure more than 36% of their peers

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Dr. Letsou's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • 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
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Transplant
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Locations

Texas Heart Institute

Baylor College of Medicine6620 Main St Houston, TX 77030
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